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Termination of rewriting is undecidable in the one-rvle case

  • Max Dauchet
Communications
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 324)

Abstract

It is well known that it is undecidable whether a term rewriting system is terminating. We prove in this paper that the property remains undecidable if the system has only one rule.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Max Dauchet
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  1. 1.LIFL (UA 369, CNRS)Université de Lille-Flandres-Artois UFR d'IEEAVILLENBUVE D'ASCQ CedexFrance

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