Computability Theory An Introduction to Recursion Theory Computability Theory An Introduction to Recursion Theory provides a concise comprehensive and authoritative introduction to contemporary computability theory techniques and results The basic conce

Computability Theory An Introduction to Recursion Theory provides a concise, comprehensive, and authoritative introduction to contemporary computability theory, techniques, and results The basic concepts and techniques of computability theory are placed in their historical, philosophical and logical context This presentation is characterized by an unusual breadth of covComputability Theory An Introduction to Recursion Theory provides a concise, comprehensive, and authoritative introduction to contemporary computability theory, techniques, and results The basic concepts and techniques of computability theory are placed in their historical, philosophical and logical context This presentation is characterized by an unusual breadth of coverage and the inclusion of advanced topics not to be found elsewhere in the literature at this level The text includes both the standard material for a first course in computability and advanced looks at degree structures, forcing, priority methods, and determinacy The final chapter explores a variety of computability applications to mathematics and science Computability Theory is an invaluable text, reference, and guide to the direction of current research in the field Nowhere else will you find the techniques and results of this beautiful and basic subject brought alive in such an approachable way.Frequent historical information presented throughoutMore extensive motivation for each of the topics than other texts currently availableConnects with topics not included in other textbooks, such as complexity theory

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