2 edition of **Recursive number theory** found in the catalog.

Recursive number theory

Reuben Louis Goodstein

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Published
**1964**
by North-Holland Pub. Co. in Amsterdam
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Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Series | Studies in logic and the foundations of mathematics |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 190p. |

Number of Pages | 190 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL13687346M |

Recursion theory as defined, e.g., by Turing or Post is concerned with operations on the strings or words in some finite alphabet. Since natural numbers can be represented in various ways as strings in an alphabet, the general definition of a computable function also defines a set of computable or recursive functions on the natural numbers. Recursive algorithm Base case if decimal number being converted = 0 • do nothing (or return "") Recursive case if decimal number being converted > 0 • solve a simpler version of the problem by using the quotient as the argument to the next call • store the current remainder (number % base) in the correct place.

Motivated by elementary problems (including some modern areas such as cryptography, factorization and primality testing), the central ideas of modern theories are exposed: algebraic number theory, calculations and properties of Galois groups, non-Abelian generalizations of class field theory, recursive computability and links with Diophantine. What Is Number Theory? Number theory is the study of the set of positive whole numbers 1;2;3;4;5;6;7;; which are often called the set of natural numbers. We will especially want to study the relationships between different sorts of numbers. Since ancient times, people have separated the natural numbers into a variety of different types. Here are some.

The most famous example of a recursive definition is that of the Fibonacci sequence. If we let be the th Fibonacci number, the sequence is defined recursively by the relations and. (That is, each term is the sum of the previous two terms.) Then we can easily calculate early values of the sequence in terms of previous values: and so on. 3 PASCAL’S TRIANGLE. In this chapter, we discuss Pascal’s triangle and explain the relevance of its entries to number theory. FACTORIALS. As you are probably aware, n!, or n factorial, is the product of the first n positive integers, that is.

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Recursive number theory;: A development of recursive arithmetic in a logic-free equation calculus (Studies in logic and the foundations of mathematics) by R.

L Goodstein (Author)Manufacturer: North-Holland Pub. This book is a mathematical, but not at all fully rigorous textbook on computability and recursive functions in 12 chapters on much of the standard theory.

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ISBNBook Edition: 1. The emphasis is on the interplay between recursion theory and set theory, anchored on the notion of definability. The monograph covers a number of fundamental results in hyperarithmetic theory as well as some recent results on the structure theory of Turing and hyperdegrees.

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Parts II Recursive number theory book III take up the problem of formalizing a portion of the theory of recursive functions and predicates in intuitionistic number theories. Part II. Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume ) The theory of recursive functions can be characterized as a general theory of Recursive number theory book.

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It'. Chapter 5 out of 37 from Discrete Mathematics for Neophytes: Number Theory, Probability, Algorithms, and Other Stuff by J. Cargal Recursive Algorithms Recursion is a form of definition and of algorithms that is very important in computer science theory as well as in ive algorithms can be inefficient or efficient.

1 A recursive definition or a recursive. Recursion theory is also linked to second order arithmetic, a formal theory of natural numbers and sets of natural numbers. The fact that certain sets are computable or relatively computable often implies that these sets can be defined in weak subsystems of.

Recursive number theory; a development of recursive arithmetic in a logic-free equation calculus. Recursive Definitions • Sometimes it is possible to define an object (function, sequence, algorithm, structure) in terms of itself.

This process is called recursion. Examples: • Recursive definition of an arithmetic sequence: – an= a+nd – an =an-1+d, a0= a • Recursive definition of a geometric sequence: • xn= arn • xn = rxn-1, x0 =aFile Size: KB.

The possibility of constructing a numerical equivalent of a system of trans-finite ordinals, in recursive number theory, was briefly indicated in a previous paper, where consideration was confined to ordinals less than ε (the first to satisfy ε = ω).

In the present paper we construct a representation, by functions of number-theoretic Cited by: Recursive Number Theory A Development of Recursive Arith- metic in a Logic-free Equation Calculus By R.

GOODSTEIN, Professor of Mathematics University College of Leicester The fundamental role which primitive recursion plays in the development of the arithmetic of the natural numbers was discovered by Th.

Skolem in In the. Recursive function theory begins with some very elementary functions that are intuitively effective. Then it provides a few methods for building more complicated functions from simpler functions. The building operations preserve computability in a way that is both demonstrable and (one hopes) intuitive.

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One of the most interesting aspects of this theory is the use of the ﬁxed point theorem to deﬁne recursive functions as if by transﬁnite recursion. 21 51 1 The canonical 51 1 subset of! is, Kleene’s system of notations for the recursive ordinals.

It is complete among all 51 1 sets. To really understand 1, one need only understand L!CK File Size: 80KB.The ancestors of one's ancestors are also one's ancestors (recursion step). The Fibonacci sequence is a classic example of recursion: Many mathematical axioms are based upon recursive rules.

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The purpose of this book is to present a collection of interesting problems in elementary Number Theory.