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Last issue (10:2) online on 16 April 2021
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Computability is the journal of the association Computability in Europe. It is a peer reviewed international journal that is devoted to publishing original research of highest quality, which is centered around the topic of computability. The subject is understood from a multidisciplinary perspective, recapturing the spirit of Alan Turing (1912-1954) by linking theoretical and real-world concerns from computer science, mathematics, biology, physics, computational neuroscience, history and the philosophy of computing.

Vasco Brattka
Institute 1
Faculty of Computer Science
Universität der Bundeswehr München
Werner-Heisenberg-Weg 39
85577 Neubiberg


Dept. of Mathematics & Applied Mathematics
University of Cape Town
South Africa

Managing Editors
Paola Bonizzoni
Università di Milano-Bicocca

Olivier Bournez
Ecole Polytechnique

Elvira Mayordomo
Universidad de Zaragoza

Editorial Board
Samson Abramsky, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Manindra Agrawal, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
Eric Allender, Rutgers University, Piscataway, USA
Jeremy Avigad, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
Arnold Beckmann, Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom
Alessandra Carbone, Sorbonne Université, Paris, France
Karine Chemla, Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Paris, France
Bruno Codenotti, Istituto di Informatica e Telematica, Pisa, Italy
Stephen A. Cook, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Anuj Dawar, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Rodney G. Downey, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Hajime Ishihara, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Ishikawa, Japan
Natasha Jonoska, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
Ulrich Kohlenbach, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
Benedikt Löwe, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Russell Miller, City University of New York, New York, USA
Andrei Morozov, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia
André Nies, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Prakash Panangaden, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Frank Stephan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Vlatko Vedral, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Rineke Verbrugge, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
Ning Zhong, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, USA

Honorary Editor
S. Barry Cooper †
United Kingdom


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