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Topic: Matheology § 263
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Alan Smaill

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Re: Matheology § 263
Posted: May 17, 2013 6:21 PM
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Graham Cooper <> writes:

> On May 17, 7:46 pm, Alan Smaill <> wrote:
>> Graham Cooper <> writes:
>> > Yes, every post you make errors regarding Cantor's formula.
>> > It's a real maze to get one sensible comment out of you.
>> > You infer all sorts of facts given the example f
>> > then say nothing can be inferred at all from a partial f.

>> > Why would S change its value of 2eS
>> > given f(2) but not f(100) ?
>> Here's a game:
>> * you give me a way of determining the nth digit of the mth number
>>   in a list of reals given in decimal;
>> * I give you back a way of determining the digits of a real in decimal;
>> * you tell me where that number is in your given list --
>>   you win if it is where you claim, and lose otherwise.
>> Do you want to play?

> If you allow a hypothetical Halt function then OK

No, you need to start by giving an effective way of computing
the nth digit of the mth real.

Do you want to play?

> Herc

Alan Smaill

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