Computability Theory

  • Klaus Ambos-Spies

    Universität Heidelberg, Germany
  • Rodney G. Downey

    Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Steffen Lempp

    University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
  • Wolfgang Merkle

    Universität Heidelberg, Germany


Computability is one of the fundamental notions of mathematics, trying to capture the effective content of mathematics. Starting from Gödel’s Incompleteness Theorem, it has now blossomed into a rich area with strong connections with other areas of mathematical logic as well as algebra and theoretical computer science.

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Klaus Ambos-Spies, Rodney G. Downey, Steffen Lempp, Wolfgang Merkle, Computability Theory. Oberwolfach Rep. 9 (2012), no. 1, pp. 397–455

DOI 10.4171/OWR/2012/08