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1 The function SUCC that occurs in programming languages such as Ada or Pascal and produces the next element of an enumeration type. Typically SUCC(4) produces 5 SUCC(‘A’) produces ‘B

SUCC(4) produces 5

SUCC(‘A’) produces ‘B

2 The function S : NN for which S(n) = n + 1 where N is the nonnegative integers. S plays a crucial role in recursive function theory, particularly in the definition of primitive recursive functions.

S : NN

for which S(n) = n + 1

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