Boolean logic


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Noun1.Boolean logic - a system of symbolic logic devised by George Boole; used in computers
formal logic, mathematical logic, symbolic logic - any logical system that abstracts the form of statements away from their content in order to establish abstract criteria of consistency and validity
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Booleova logikabooleovská logika
Booleova logika
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The extension to a much larger network of slime mold tubes could process nanoparticles and carry out sophisticated Boolean logic operations of the kind used by computer circuitry.
The SC26-2 uses safety function blocks, Boolean logic functions and a user-friendly programming environment for creating safety control logic.
It is also the Classical or Boolean Logic, which has two symbol-values: truth T and falsity F.
Boolean logic did it instead, and where's the self-satisfaction in that?
She will cover common questions about how to properly use search engines and databases as well as more in-depth items like using Boolean logic to create the best search strategies for finding relevant documents, managing bookmarks, and effective use of RSS feeds, blogs and podcasts.
The topological calculation is of particular interest because it is configured graphically and works procedurally without the need for any extensive project-specific Boolean logic.
What we've developed is a device that can be configured in a logic circuit that is capable of performing all the necessary Boolean logic and can be cascaded to develop sophisticated function units," said Bruce W.
She explains the mathematical history involved, including the influence of Boolean logic on Dodgson.
Organizations and their users can simply search for information by using queries comprised of phrases, sentences, paragraphs or even entire documents of text rather than complex Boolean logic or complicated taxonomies.
The book presupposes a good knowledge of advanced calculus and Boolean logic.
Despite the advantages of classical Boolean Logic accuracy it has major drawback: it cannot reproduce human thought patterns (Inform, 2001).
Boolean logic is clearly described in its practical applications to information systems (ironically, since, Lancaster was not a proponent of Boolean logic for information retrieval, instead advocating a partial match system that would use relevance ranking) (Lancaster, 1972; cited in Bourne & Hahn, 2003, p.