Foundations of Logic and Mathematics: Applications to Computer Science and Cryptography / Edition 1

Foundations of Logic and Mathematics: Applications to Computer Science and Cryptography / Edition 1

by Yves Nievergelt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0817642498

ISBN-13: 9780817642495

Pub. Date: 11/26/2001

Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag

This modern introduction to the foundations of logic and mathematics not only takes theory into account, but also treats in some detail applications that have a substantial impact on everyday life (loans and mortgages, bar codes, public-key cryptography). A first college-level introduction to logic, proofs, sets, number theory, and graph theory, and an excellent

Overview

This modern introduction to the foundations of logic and mathematics not only takes theory into account, but also treats in some detail applications that have a substantial impact on everyday life (loans and mortgages, bar codes, public-key cryptography). A first college-level introduction to logic, proofs, sets, number theory, and graph theory, and an excellent self-study reference and resource for instructors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817642495
Publisher:
Birkhauser Verlag
Publication date:
11/26/2001
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
415
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
• Outline
• Part A. Theory
• 0. Boolean Algebraic Logic
• 1. Logic and Deductive Reasoning
• 2. Set Theory
• 3. Induction, Recursion, Arithmetic, Cardinality
• 4. Decidability and Completeness
• Part B. Applications
• 5. Number Theory and Codes
• 6. Ciphers, Combinatorics, and Probabilities
• 7. Graph Theory
• Bibliography
• Index

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