- Interval-valued computation
**"Interval-valued computation**" is a special kind of theoretical models for computation. It is capable of working on “interval-valued bytes”: special subsets of theunit interval . If such computers were realized, their computation power would be much greater than that of functioning, "implementable" computers. As such, there are no architectures for their physical implementations.Only special subsets of the unit interval are considered, the restrictions are of finite nature, causing that the computation power of this paradigm fits into the framework of

Church-Turing thesis : [*Nagy & Vályi 2007: 14*] unlikereal computation , interval-valued computation is not capable ofhypercomputation , is not corresponding to an unrestricted idealanalog computer .Such a model of computation is capable of solving

NP-complete problems liketripartite matching . [*Tajti & Nagy 2008*] “The validity problem of quantified propositional formulae is decidable by a linear interval-valued computation. As a consequence, all polynomial space problems are decidable by a polynomial interval-valued computation. Furthermore, it is proven that PSPACE coincides with the class of languages which are decidable by a restricted polynomial interval-valued computation” (links added). [*Nagy & Vályi 2008*]**Notes****References*** cite conference |last=Nagy |first=Benedek |coauthors=Vályi, Sándor |title=Visual reasoning by generalized interval-values and interval temporal logic |pages=13–26 |booktitle=VLL |conference=Proceedings of the VLL 2007 workshop on Visual Languages and Logic |editor=Philip T. Cox & Andrew Fish & John Howse |publisher=CEUR Workshop Proceedings |location=Coeur d'Aléne, Idaho, USA |date=23 September 2007 |format=PDF |url=http://ftp.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/Publications/CEUR-WS/Vol-274/paper2.pdf

* cite journal |last=Nagy |first=Benedek |coauthors=Vályi, Sándor |title=Interval-valued computations and their connection with PSPACE |journal=Theoretical Computer Science (Preface: From Gödel to Einstein: Computability between Logic and Physics) |volume=394 |issue=3 |pages=208–222 |date=April 8, 2008 |url=http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6V1G-4RDS46X-2&_user=10&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_sort=d&view=c&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=88688a8f0efc70b7e0f2e882a29ec29c

* cite conference |last=Tajti |first=Ákos |coauthors=Nagy, Benedek |title=Solving Tripartite Matching by Interval-valued Computation in Polynomial Time |conference=Computability in Europe 2008. Logic and Theory of Algorithms |conferenceurl=http://www.cs.swan.ac.uk/cie08/ |date=June 20, 2008 |pages=208–222 See short [*http://www.cs.swan.ac.uk/cie08/giveabs.php?54 abstract*] .**External links*** cite conference |last=Nagy |first=Benedek |coauthors=Vályi, Sándor |title=Visual reasoning by generalized interval-values and interval temporal logic |pages=13–26 |booktitle=VLL |conference=Proceedings of the VLL 2007 workshop on Visual Languages and Logic |editor=Philip T. Cox & Andrew Fish & John Howse |publisher=CEUR Workshop Proceedings |location=Coeur d'Aléne, Idaho, USA |date=23 September 2007 |format=PDF |url=http://ftp.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/Publications/CEUR-WS/Vol-274/paper2.pdf

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