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Scooping the Loop Snooper — Geoffrey K. Pullum

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Halting Problem in Dr Seuss style! Quite nice! If you are unfamiliar with the halting problem read the thing and then google halting problem and click on the wikipedia link!


A proof that the Halting Problem is undecidable

Geoffrey K. Pullum

(School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh)

No general procedure for bug checks succeeds.

Now, I won’t just assert that, I’ll show where it leads:

I will prove that although you might work till you drop,

you cannot tell if computation will stop.

Scooping the Loop Snooper — Geoffrey K. Pullum.

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