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01:640:461 - Mathematical Logic

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Intuitive and formal development of the sentential and predicate calculus. Special emphasis given to questions of consistency, completeness, and independence. Formal systems; incompleteness and undecidability; theorems of Gödel. Exploration of which properties of structures can be defined in the first-order language.
Prerequisite: CALC3 and either 01:640:300 or permission of department

Textbook

Herbert B. Enderton; A Mathematical Introduction to Logic (second edition); Academic Press, 2001 (352 pp.); (ISBN: 0-12-238452-0; ISBN13: 978-0-12-238452-3)

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Variable: Spring 2007

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