On 22 Jun 2012, at 20:24, meekerdb wrote:

On 6/22/2012 12:14 AM, Bruno Marchal wrote:

2) The fact that there is no algorithm to decide if a program compute some function does not ential that we cannot recognize what do some program.

You mean there is no algorithm that, given any program, the algorithm can always answer "yes" or "no" to the question "Does this program compute the factorial function." Right?


It doesn't mean that an algorithm cannot answer the question for some programs.

Yes. That's the point.



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