4 edition of **Proofs, Search and Computation in General Logic** found in the catalog.

Proofs, Search and Computation in General Logic

David J. Pym

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by Cambridge University Press
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Written in English

- Computers / Programming / Software Development

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Format | Hardcover |

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Open Library | OL10435623M |

ISBN 10 | 0521450578 |

ISBN 10 | 9780521450577 |

Formal proof in first order logic A logic of computable functions Structural induction --Part II. Cambridge LCF: 5. Syntactic operators for PPL Theory structure Axioms and interference rules Tactics and tacticals Rewriting and simplification Sample proofs --Bibliography --Index. Series Title. tracking search, etc). Of course, a real advance in computation logic might allow us merge or reorganize this classiﬁcation. Proof search as an approach to logic programming The term proof search as it is used in this text has a number of parallel with the term logic programming. In the late ’s and early ’s, the proof.

The LibreTexts libraries are Powered by MindTouch ® and are supported by the Department of Education Open Textbook Pilot Project, the UC Davis Office of the Provost, the UC Davis Library, the California State University Affordable Learning Solutions Program, and Merlot. We also acknowledge previous National Science Foundation support under grant numbers , . It's common in logic proofs (and in math proofs in general) to work backwards from what you want on scratch paper, then write the real proof forward. The second part is important! In order to do this, I needed to have a hands-on familiarity with the basic rules of inference: Modus ponens, modus tollens, and so forth.

History. The theory of computation can be considered the creation of models of all kinds in the field of computer science. Therefore, mathematics and logic are used. In the last century it became an independent academic discipline and was separated from mathematics. theory, proof theory or computer science. 1 Introduction Category theory is a very general formalism, but there is a certain special way that physicists use categories which turns out to have close analogues in topology, logic and computation. A category has objects and mor-phisms, which represent things and ways to go between things.

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the automated search for proofs of mathematical propositions. D.J. Pym. Proofs, Search and Computation in General Logic. Ph.D. thesis, University of Edinburgh, Available as report CST–90, Department of Computer Science, University of Edinburgh, (Also published as LFCS report ECS-LFCS–) Google ScholarCited by: 7.

Proofs, search and computation in general logic Author: Pym, David J. Awarding Body: University of Edinburgh Current Institution: University of Edinburgh Date of Award: Availability of Full Text:Cited by: This volume contains a series of lectures by leading researchers giving a presentation of new ideas on the impact of the concept of a formal proof on computation theory.

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