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Author Miller, Webb
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1973
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Abstract This paper deals with a technique for proving that certain problems of numerical analysis are numerically unsolvable. So that only methods which are natural for dealing with analytic problems may be presented, notions from recursive function theory have been avoided. Instead, the number of necessary function evaluations is taken as the measure of computational complexity. The role of topological concepts in the study of computability is examined. Last, a topological result is used to prove that a simple initial-value problem is numerically unsolvable.
ISSN 00045411
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1973-07-01
Publisher Place New York
e-ISSN 1557735X
Journal Journal of the ACM (JACM)
Volume Number 20
Issue Number 3
Page Count 10
Starting Page 399
Ending Page 408

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Source: ACM Digital Library