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  • n. US spelling of diagonalisation.

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  • n. changing a square matrix to diagonal form (with all non-zero elements on the principal diagonal)


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  • Continuing down the list, this mathematical method called "diagonalization" generates a real number p between zero and one that, by its construction, differs from every real number on the list in at least one decimal place.

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  • These include: providing preventive and primary care services; developing a health workforce; devising equitable financing arrangements; regulating the private sector; and leveraging vertical programs (such as malaria control) to strengthen, rather than distort, the overall health system ( "diagonalization"

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  • By diagonalization, self-reference or the like we can get a sentence C such that

    Curry's Paradox

  • Just as there can be no set of all sets, there can for diagonalization reasons also not be a proper class of all proper classes.

    Philosophy of Mathematics

  • The problem of identifying the bearer of narrow content is obviously closely related to the problem of what to hold constant when employing the diagonalization strategy.

    Narrow Mental Content

  • Unlike the diagonalization strategy, the epistemic strategy does not depend on a prior determination of the broad content of the expression or state.

    Narrow Mental Content

  • On the diagonalization strategy, we make use of our preexisting grasp of ordinary content to determine what ordinary content the thought would express if it were located at the center of a particular centered world, and then determine whether that ordinary content is true at that centered world.

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  • Gödel's construction was soon given a general form, as a general diagonalization lemma, which refers to arbitrary definable properties.

    Paradoxes and Contemporary Logic

  • It is also important to stress that a few years later (1938) an analog of the diagonalization lemma (the so-called second recursion theorem) was discovered by Kleene and was soon to become a basic tool in the foundations of recursion theory and computability theory.

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  • U onto F and a contradiction could be derived by diagonalization.

    Paradoxes and Contemporary Logic


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