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Hypercomputation : Computing Beyond the Church-Turing Barrier (Hardcover)

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This book provides a thorough description of hypercomputation. It covers all attempts at devising conceptual hypermachines and all new promising computational paradigms that may eventually lead to the construction of a hypermachine. Readers will gain a deeper understanding of what computability is, and why the Church-Turing thesis poses an arbitrary limit to what can be actually computed. Hypercomputing is a relatively novel idea. However, the book ''s most important features are its description of the various attempts of hypercomputation, from trial-and-error machines to the exploration of the human mind, if we treat it as a computing device.

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Publisher Springer-Verlag New York Inc
Mfg Part# 9780387308869
SKU 202527595
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0387308865
Release Date 8/1/2008
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0270
Publisher Springer
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