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A Recursive Introduction to the Theory of Computation, by Carl H. Smith

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A Recursive Introduction to the Theory of Computation
Title
A Recursive Introduction to the Theory of Computation
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by Carl H. Smith
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Language
eng
Summary
The aim of this textbook is to present an account of the theory of computation. After introducing the concept of a model of computation and presenting various examples, the author explores the limitations of effective computation via basic recursion theory. Self-reference and other methods are introduced as fundamental and basic tools for constructing and manipulating algorithms. From there the book considers the complexity of computations and the notion of a complexity measure is introduced. Finally, the book culminates in considering time and space measures and in classifying computable functions as being either feasible or not. The author assumes only a basic familiarity with discrete mathematics and computing, making this textbook ideal for a graduate-level introductory course. It is based on many such courses presented by the author and so numerous exercises are included. In addition, the solutions to most of these exercises are provided
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1895-
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Smith, Carl H.
Dewey number
004.0151
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Graduate Texts in Computer Science,
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  • Computer science
  • Information theory
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A Recursive Introduction to the Theory of Computation, by Carl H. Smith
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Contents
1. Models of Computation -- 2. Basic Recursive Function Theory -- Abstract Complexity Theory -- 4. Complete Problems -- Solutions to Selected Exercises -- List of Symbols
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ocn853264162
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1 online resource (viii, 148 pages)
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online
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9781441985019
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(OCoLC)853264162
Label
A Recursive Introduction to the Theory of Computation, by Carl H. Smith
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Color
mixed
Contents
1. Models of Computation -- 2. Basic Recursive Function Theory -- Abstract Complexity Theory -- 4. Complete Problems -- Solutions to Selected Exercises -- List of Symbols
Control code
ocn853264162
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 148 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441985019
Level of compression
uncompressed
Note
SpringerLink
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)853264162

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