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World Windows

Uses lambda expressions to describe the space of programs that terminate
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Use a lambda mathematically pure language and map its state at regular intervals while it tests software. This 'should' map a surface that may be able to be fitted to a fractal equation.

By mapping a range of sub sequences one can map their influence on composites of sub sequences.

lostmind, Jun 03 2015


       Yes, this is all very clear. When you put it this way, the surprising thing is that nobody is already doing it this way.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 03 2015

       And the choice of category makes perfect sense as well.
normzone, Jun 03 2015

       I presume he's using "other" as a pun on Siegfried Oether (or Öther), who was one of the pioneers of topological computing and composite spaces.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 03 2015

       Ah, fond memories! S. Öther's classic paper "Späßische Töpölögikë und späßieren kompöziëren mußen wïnkeln unterschrübiërrenn" was my favourite article I read in my first year. But I no longer have it. Do you think you could send me a phötokopie of yours?
pocmloc, Jun 03 2015

       I would, but to be honest the detail in the cartoons doesn't come out well on my photocopier.   

       Öther is still alive and well and doing stand-up (well, nowadays he uses a chair). I think there's a YouTube of him doing his "Recursive Topologies and Formally- closed Solution Spaces" routine at the Montreal comedy festival. The footnotes will crack you up.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 03 2015

       Thanks for the youtube link! The bit I loved best about that video was his aside, reminiscing about his abortive military career. I also enjoyed the running 'manifold destiny' gag.
pocmloc, Jun 03 2015

       He used the 'manifold destiny' gag in his "Problematic Embeddings" tour back in 2011, I think. But it stands the test of time. It's a pity the YouTube stops before his encore, when he riffed ad-lib on audience members' favourite homeomorphisms.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 03 2015


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