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Topic: function arity > 2
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Re: function arity > 2
Posted: Jan 17, 2013 1:37 AM
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Butch Malahide <> wrote:
>> JohnF <> wrote:
>>> Are there any functions f:N^3-->N (domain integers) that can't
>>> be decomposed into some g,h:N^2-->N, where f(i,j,k)=g(i,h(j,k))?

<big snip>
> See also Hilbert's 13th problem:

Thanks a lot, Fred. That certainly answers the question.
Kind of surprising, to me, anyway, that it makes Hilbert's list.
I'd tried googling before posting, but failed to construct
a query that coughed up any relevant hits. Still takes humans
to successfully do semantic searches. Thanks again,
John Forkosh ( mailto: where j=john and f=forkosh )

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