If I want to do research in computer science and machine learning, is it important to have a well-rounded understanding of lambda calculus?


closed as off-topic by Derek Elkins, xskxzr, dkaeae, Juho, David Richerby Jul 9 at 10:49

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    $\begingroup$ These terms have no precise meaning. $\endgroup$ – Juho Jul 9 at 8:47
  • $\begingroup$ There's no meaning beyond the ordinary English-language meaning of those words. $\endgroup$ – David Richerby Jul 9 at 11:06
  • $\begingroup$ OK. Point taken. $\endgroup$ – Daniel Mera Jul 9 at 19:35
  • $\begingroup$ I have edited my question and my question should now be on topic. $\endgroup$ – Daniel Mera Jul 9 at 22:23
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    $\begingroup$ Not really, no. It's still very broad and open-ended and doesn't have a well-defined, subjectively correct answer. Please do have a look at the help center and our short tour for more information on what sorts of things we cover. $\endgroup$ – David Richerby Jul 9 at 23:01