tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5674879503126200888.post2319597083572704282..comments2019-09-14T01:02:55.074-07:00Comments on <a href="https://www.husseinnasser.com/p/about-hussein.html">Hussein Nasser</a>: Digital SeedsHussein Nasserhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/18310476423554125845noreply@blogger.comBlogger1125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5674879503126200888.post-23169802389317058402010-10-18T07:15:01.762-07:002010-10-18T07:15:01.762-07:00First, I'm glad you're asking questions li...First, I'm glad you're asking questions like this, but I don't think you're the first person to ask this question and I would imagine it's probably been researched and written up.<br /><br /> What you are talking about are generator functions, and what you're asking is if you can use generator functions to regenerate a stream of finite data.<br /><br /> If you really want to read up on this, you should at least check out Stephen Wolfram's take on generator functions, because I think he does explaining some fundamental limitations (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_eC14GonZnU).<br /><br /> Lastly, you might want to first read up on Lambda Calculus and how data, such as church numerals, are encoded in lambda calculus. When you're done with that, read up on Godel's incompleteness theorems. They may seem irrelevant, but I think it's a start in understanding some of the fundamental limitations of generator functions.sgoguenhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/11983132839415407695noreply@blogger.com