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Topic: Computing pi (or not)
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Joe Niederberger

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Re: Computing pi (or not)
Posted: Sep 14, 2012 1:36 AM
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>The tree "paradox" is a standard technique/idea in set
theory and logic, and a good starting point for those
interested would be to google "infinite binary tree"
and "binary tree" AND "real numbers".

The "infinite binary tree paradox" I can read about focuses on the cardinality of paths versus vertices. I could have been much clearer, but I am asking something different: if the algorithm is outputting all real numbers between [0,1], (or [0,10] etc. take your pick) then how can some/most of these be called "non-computable"?

Joe N

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