finitary


finitary
fi·ni·tary

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  • finitary — adjective Of a function, taking a finite number of arguments to produce an output …   Wiktionary

  • finitary — ˈfīnəˌterē, ˈfin adjective Etymology: finite + ary : having a finite character; specifically : capable of being completed in a finite number of steps used of a proof or other logical procedure …   Useful english dictionary

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  • finitary methods — See finitism …   Philosophy dictionary

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  • Hilbert's program — Hilbert s program, formulated by German mathematician David Hilbert in the 1920s, was to formalize all existing theories to a finite, complete set of axioms, and provide a proof that these axioms were consistent.Hilbert proposed that the… …   Wikipedia

  • Infinitary logic — Those unfamiliar with mathematical logic or the concept of ordinals are advised to consult those articles first. An infinitary logic is a logic that allows infinitely long statements and/or infinitely long proofs. Some infinitary logics may have… …   Wikipedia

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