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Information-Theoretic Incompleteness

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Information-Theoretic Incompleteness
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Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN/ASIN: 9810236956
ISBN-13: 9789810236953
Number of pages: 238

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In this mathematical autobiography, Gregory Chaitin presents a technical survey of his work and a non-technical discussion of its significance. The technical survey contains many new results, including a detailed discussion of LISP program size and new versions of Chaitin's most fundamental information-theoretic incompleteness theorems.

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