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Thread: Halting problem
face picon face BY : Alex Harford email (remove spam text)

On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 1:56 AM, Vitaliy <.....spamspammaksimov.org> wrote:
> I take these statements on faith, but I would love for someone to explain in
> solid, concrete terms using simple, easy to understand examples the "why" of
> it.

Have you heard of Godel Escher Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by
Hofstaeder?  An amazing book, and it covers the halting problem.
Simple, concrete, 777 pages long.
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