Computing the truth
Professor Greenberg gives a gentle overview of the field of computability theory and its development.
Inaugural lecture - Professor Noam Greenberg
Mathematics took a bold turn in the 1870s. Algorithmic approaches became less popular, and the demand for rigour led to analysis of mathematics and, consequently, a crisis regarding the foundations of mathematics. From this, the branches of modern logic and computability theory were born.
In this lecture, Professor Greenberg gives a gentle overview of the field of computability theory and its
This is Professor Greenberg’s inaugural lecture as Professor of Mathematics at Victoria University of Wellington.
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