The Trade-Off Theorem and Fragments of Gödel’s T

  • Lars Kristiansen
  • Paul J. Voda
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3959)


In [3, 4] we study the functionals, functions and predicates of the system T − −. Roughly speaking, T − − is a version of Gödel’s T (see, for instance [1]) where the successor function cannot be used to define functionals, and a functional F is definable in T − − iff F is definable in Gödel’s T by a term t where no succesors occur in t (the numerical constant 1 might occur in t).


Free Variable Exponential Term Successor Function Proof Theory Simple Iteration 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lars Kristiansen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Paul J. Voda
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringOslo University College 
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Oslo 
  3. 3.Institute of InformaticsComenius University Bratislava 

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