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Re: SQL (was: Why using "Group By")

From: Mikito Harakiri <mikharakiri_at_ywho.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 17:18:09 -0800
Message-ID: <1hvca.11$k63.50@news.oracle.com>


"--CELKO--" <71062.1056_at_compuserve.com> wrote in message news:c0d87ec0.0303141635.612e1522_at_posting.google.com...
> >>Do you have an example problem requiring recursion for which
> transitive closure provides no solution? <<
>
> The Ackermann function, for one:
>
> A(0, m) = m+1
> A(n+1, 0) = A(n, 1)
> A(n+1, m+1) = A(n, A(n+1, m))

Aha, I remember this one

http://www.google.com/groups?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&selm=bdf69bdf.02010 70553.1dcb8788%40posting.google.com

but could anybody provide more substantial reference? Received on Fri Mar 14 2003 - 19:18:09 CST

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