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Boole(bo͞ol), George 1815-1864.
British mathematician and logician who developed a calculus of symbolic logic.
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(Biography) George. 1815–64, English mathematician. In Mathematical Analysis of Logic (1847) and An Investigation of the Laws of Thought (1854), he applied mathematical formulae to logic, creating Boolean algebra
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