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

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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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