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
Translations
Booleova logikabooleovská logika
Booleova logika
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Using the same Boolean search strategy (counseling AND spirituality) to look at books published and included in the APA database, a similar trend is found.
Also new, the Boolean search term "not" will be added, allowing users to exclude unwanted foods, for example, "Carrots, not raw.
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Each created e-book includes a built-in browser with keyword, full-text and Boolean search capabilities.
Boolean search, concept search, natural-language queries, relevance ranking and pattern recognition can be applied alone or together to achieve a customized search solution that is right for any organization's search needs.
The electronic version of this text offers several other options that are definitely an advantage over its printed version--for example, the ability to choose a font and font size, the quick search option using Boolean search parameters (a feature that is in addition to the index), the bookmark and export options, which allows the user to create study notes, and the history tab, which chronologically lists every page previously clicked.