Reductive Logic and Proof-search: Proof Theory, Semantics, and Control by David J. PymReductive Logic and Proof-search: Proof Theory, Semantics, and Control by David J. Pym

Reductive Logic and Proof-search: Proof Theory, Semantics, and Control

byDavid J. Pym, Eike Ritter

Hardcover | June 2, 2004

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This book is a specialized monograph on the development of the mathematical and computational metatheory of reductive logic and proof-search, areas of logic that are becoming important in computer science. A systematic foundational text on these emerging topics, it includes proof-theoretic,semantic/model-theoretic and algorithmic aspects. The scope ranges from the conceptual background to reductive logic, through its mathematical metatheory, to its modern applications in the computational sciences. Suitable for researchers and graduate students in mathematical, computational and philosophical logic, and in theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence, this is the latest in the prestigous world-renowned Oxford Logic Guides, which contains Michael Dummet's Elements of intuitionism (2nd Edition), Dov M. Gabbay, Mark A. Reynolds, and Marcelo Finger's Temporal Logic Mathematical Foundations and Computational Aspects , J. M. Dunn and G. Hardegree's Algebraic Methods in Philosophical Logic, H. Rott's Change, Choice and Inference: A Study of Belief Revision and NonmonotonicReasoning , and P. T. Johnstone's Sketches of an Elephant: A Topos Theory Compendium: Volumes 1 and 2 .
David J. Pym hold a Royal Society Industry Fellowship at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Bristol and the University of Bath.
Title:Reductive Logic and Proof-search: Proof Theory, Semantics, and ControlFormat:HardcoverDimensions:226 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.7 inPublished:June 2, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198526334

ISBN - 13:9780198526339

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Table of Contents

PrefaceForeword iby Lincoln Wallen/i1. Deductive Logic, Reductive Logic, and Proof-search2. Lambda-calculi for Intuitionistic and Classical Proofs3. The Semantics of Intuitionistic and Classical Proofs4. Proof Theory for Reductive Logic5. Semantics for Reductive Logic6. Intuitionistic and Classical Proof-search and Their SemanticsReferencesIndex