Logic for Computer Science: Foundations of Automatic Theorem by Jean H. Gallier

By Jean H. Gallier

This complicated textual content for undergraduate and graduate scholars introduces mathematical common sense with an emphasis on evidence thought and systems for algorithmic development of formal proofs. The self-contained therapy is usually precious for desktop scientists and mathematically vulnerable readers attracted to the formalization of proofs and fundamentals of automated theorem proving.
Topics contain propositional common sense and its answer, first-order common sense, Gentzen's minimize removing theorem and purposes, and Gentzen's sharpened Hauptsatz and Herbrand's theorem. extra matters comprise solution in first-order good judgment; SLD-resolution, common sense programming, and the principles of PROLOG; and many-sorted first-order good judgment. quite a few difficulties seem through the publication, and Appendixes supply useful history information.

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