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From Ted Yu <yuzhih...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Quetions about Actor model of Computation.
Date Tue, 08 Mar 2016 15:26:27 GMT
This seems related:

the second paragraph under Implementation and theory
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Closure_(computer_programming)

On Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 4:49 AM, Minglei Zhang <mingleifly@gmail.com> wrote:

> hello, experts.
>
>     I am a student. and recently, I read a paper about *Actor Model of
> Computation:Scalable Robust Information System*. In the paper I am trying
> to understand it's concept. But with the following sentence makes me
> confusing.
>
> # Messages are the unit of communication *1*
>
> Reference to *1*
>
> All physically computable functions can be implemented using the lambda
> calculus. It is a consequence of the Actor Model that* there are some
> computations that cannot be implemented in the lambda calculus*.
>
> *My question*, What are there computations that cannot be implemented in
> Lambda calculus ?
>
> thanks.
> Minglei.
>

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