Existence of Faster than Light Signals Implies Hypercomputation already in Special Relativity

  • Péter Németi
  • Gergely Székely
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7318)

Abstract

Within an axiomatic framework, we investigate the possibility of hypercomputation in special relativity via faster than light signals. We formally show that hypercomputation is theoretically possible in special relativity if and only if there are faster than light signals.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Péter Németi
    • 1
  • Gergely Székely
    • 1
  1. 1.Alfréd Rényi Institute of MathematicsHungarian Academy of SciencesBudapestHungary

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