Rózsa péter: recursive function theory’s founding mother

@article{Morris1990RzsaPR,
  title={R{\'o}zsa p{\'e}ter: recursive function theory’s founding mother},
  author={Edie Renee Morris and Leon Harkleroad},
  journal={The Mathematical Intelligencer},
  year={1990},
  volume={12},
  pages={59-64}
}
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