Logic and Proof by Lawrence C Paulson

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Logic and Proof

Publisher: University of Cambridge
Number of pages: 79

These lecture notes give a brief introduction to logic, with including the resolution method of theorem-proving and its relation to the programming language Prolog. Formal logic is used for specifying and verifying computer systems and (sometimes) for representing knowledge in Artificial Intelligence programs.

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