# Finite combinatory processes—formulation

```@article{Post1936FiniteCP,
title={Finite combinatory processes—formulation},
author={Emil L. Post},
journal={Journal of Symbolic Logic},
year={1936},
volume={1},
pages={103 - 105}
}```
• Emil L. Post
• Published 1 September 1936
• Mathematics
• Journal of Symbolic Logic
The present formulation should prove significant in the development of symbolic logic along the lines of Gödel's theorem on the incompleteness of symbolic logics and Church's results concerning absolutely unsolvable problems. We have in mind a general problem consisting of a class of specific problems. A solution of the general problem will then be one which furnishes an answer to each specific problem. In the following formulation of such a solution two concepts are involved: that of a symbol…
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