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Recursion Theory by Liang Yu, Chi Tat Chong

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B An interview with Gerald E. Sacks

Chi Tat Chong and Yue Yang3

Gerald E. Sacks is Emeritus Professor of Mathematical Logic at Harvard University. He received his PhD degree in 1961 from Cornell University and taught at Cornell until 1967 when he took up an appointment at MIT. He was on the faculty of Harvard and MIT from 1972 and retired from MIT in 2006 and from Harvard in 2012. Professor Sacks’s work in recursion theory has had a profound influence on the development of the subject over the past 50 years. This interview was conducted in June 2009 at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

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