What is halting?

  • (adj): Fragmentary or halting from emotional strain.
    Example: "Uttered a few broken words of sorrow"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on halting:

Coolock - Location / Nature
... The permanent Traveller halting site estates (which differ in layout to traditional halting sites) of Cara Park and Dominick Park, found in the Belcamp area (along the N32) are among the largest ...
The Undecidable Problem in Computability Theory
... In computability theory, the halting problem is a decision problem which can be stated as follows Given the description of an arbitrary program and a finite input, decide whether the program ... running on a Turing machine that solves the halting problem for all possible program-input pairs necessarily cannot exist ... Hence, the halting problem is undecidable for Turing machines ...
Oracle Machine - Oracles and Halting Problems
... the existence of an oracle which computes a non-computable function, such as the answer to the halting problem or some equivalent ... Interestingly, the halting paradox still applies to such machines although they determine whether particular Turing machines will halt on particular inputs, they cannot determine, in general, if ... hierarchy, each with a more powerful halting oracle and an even harder halting problem ...
Tag System - Definition
... A is a finite alphabet of symbols, one of which is a special halting symbol ... The production (say P(H)) assigned to the halting symbol is seen below to play no role in computations, but for convenience is taken to be P(H) = 'H' ... A halting word is a word that either begins with the halting symbol or whose length is less than m ...
Many-one Reduction - Properties
... if and only if A set is many-one reducible to the halting problem if and only if it is recursively enumerable ... This says that with regards to many-one reducibility, the halting problem is the most complicated of all computer programs ... Thus the halting problem is many-one complete ...

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Famous quotes containing the word halting:

    People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.
    Anne Sullivan (1866–1936)

    Of the two
    who feign anger,
    sulk in mock sleep,
    and give ear
    to the other’s halting sighs,
    who’s the winner?
    Hla Stavhana (c. 50 A.D.)