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The limits of mathematics a course on information theory and limits of formal reasoning by Gregory J. Chaitin

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Published by Springer in [New York] .
Written in English


  • Computer science -- Mathematics,
  • Information theory,
  • Reasoning

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementGregory J. Chaitin.
SeriesSpringer series in discrete mathematics and theoretical computer science
LC ClassificationsQA76.9.M35 C48 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 148 p. ;
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL689071M
ISBN 10981308359X
LC Control Number97036103

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