# computable function

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## computable function

[kəm¦pyüd·ə·bəl ′fəŋk·shən]
(mathematics)
A function whose value can be calculated by some Turing machine in a finite number of steps. Also known as effectively computable function.
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Notably, each computable function can be expressed by a finitely ground program; membership in this class is not decidable, but it has been proven to be semidecidable (Calimeri et al.
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Based on the logic of what was in the machine, Turing showed that any computable function could be calculated," Kahn said.
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This is the well known principle that for any computable function, there exist distinct multiple programs that will compute it.
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The function F is a computable function that is continuous in its (d + 2) arguments however it is also analytic in the variable [theta].
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Lambda calculus is a theory of computable functions that focuses on evaluation of expressions resulted from applying functions to other expressions.

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