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"All lifestyles in all worlds" -this used to be the thing of the author's seventeen-year quest for wisdom and discovery, culminating during this booklet. In a fashion unmistakably his personal, Murchie delves into the interconnectedness of all lifestyles in the world and of such fields as biology, geology, sociology, arithmetic, and physics. He bargains us what the poet may possibly Sarton has referred to as "a sturdy e-book to take to a wasteland island as sole better half, so wealthy is it in wisdom and insight."

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If (x n ) l Per (E) EN If T is contained in an algorithmic transformation, then T is also algori thmic (for dom T = EN). •• S(O)} we obtain T(O) (xOn) T(O)(x1n ) From ( iii) we obtain TA = = , f2 • AO( x1 n) AO(xOn) Hence it is impossible that f1 = T Propositions 3 and 4 mean the following: If E and F are not too small. then there exist transformations which are not algorithmic, and even which cannot match any algorithmic transformation. 3 - k-NORMAL ALGORITHMS. k-NORMAL TRANSFORMATIONS In the acceleration of convergence.

Decidable in the limit by algorithms with k-memories and undecidable in the limit by k'-stationary algorithms. decidable in the limit by (k+1)-stationary algorithms and undecidable in the limit by k-stationary algorithms. e. for each answer), an algorithmiC sequence transformation uses only a finite set of pOints of (xn). " ; some global information is necessary. To give such information means to say (Xn) E S where S is a family of sequences; if S is small, this information is precise 2 - Problems Concerning Convergence 39 and thus it becomes easy to find an algorithmic transformation satisfactory for Q on S.

Et GERMAIN-BONNE B. "The set of logari thmically convergent sequences cannot be accelerated" SIAM, J. Numer. , 19, 1982, pp. 840-844. [16J GERMAIN-BONNE B. "Estimation de la limite de suites et formalisation des procedes d'acceleration de convergence", Th~se, Lille, 1978. [17] GERMAIN-BONNE B. "Trans format ions de sui tes" RAIRO, R-l, 1973, pp. 84-90. [18 J GERMAIN-BONNE B. "Conditions suffisantes d 'accelerabili te" Publication ANO, nO 32, Universite des Sciences et Techniques de Lille, 1981.

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