**Computability Theory**

by Wilfried Sieg

**Publisher**: Carnegie Mellon University 2006**Number of pages**: 125

**Description**:

Computability is the basic theoretical concept for computer science, artificial intelligence and cognitive science. This essay discusses, at its heart, methodological issues that are central to any mathematical theory that is to reflect parts of our physical or intellectual experience.

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