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Emil Post and his Anticipation of Goedel and Turing

The author discusses Emil Post`s life and ideas about incompletness and insolvability which later became famous with Goedel and Turing`s work, and the differences between Post and Goedel.
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3471
MSC Codes: 
03Bxx 01A70
Author(s): 
John Stillwell (University of San Francisco)
Publication Date: 
Friday, March 26, 2010
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
February, 2004
Subject(s): 
Logic and Foundations
Logic
Mathematics History
Biographies of Mathematicians
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Rating Count: 
67.00
Rating Sum: 
197.00
Rating Average: 
2.94
Applicable Course(s): 
4.6 Logic/Foundations
4.8 History of Math
4.10 Math for High School Teachers
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Friday, March 26, 2010
Average: 3 (67 votes)

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