Mathematics for Computer Science
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Introduction This text explains how to use mathematical models and methods to analyze prob- lems that arise in computer science. ...
Part I Proofs of argument in this vein, Descartes goes on to conclude that there is an infinitely beneficent God. Whether or not ...
Part I Proofs Bogus proof. aDb a^2 Dab a^2 b^2 Dabb^2 .ab/.aCb/D.ab/b aCbDb aD0: Problem 0.2. It’s a fact that the Arithmetic ...
Part I Proofs His students first wonder if the quiz could be on Friday of next next. They reason that it can’t: if Albert didn’t ...
1 What is a Proof? 1.1 Propositions Definition.Apropositionis a statement that is either true or false. For example, both of the ...
Chapter 1 What is a Proof? can’t check a claim about an infinite set by checking a finite set of its elements, no matter how lar ...
1.2. Predicates 9 This proposition is true and is known as the “Four-Color Theorem”. However, there have been many incorrect pro ...
Chapter 1 What is a Proof? is a predicate whose truth depends on the value ofn. The predicate is true fornD 4 since four is a pe ...
1.4. Our Axioms 11 Euclid’s axiom-and-proof approach, now called theaxiomatic method, remains the foundation for mathematics tod ...
Chapter 1 What is a Proof? A key requirement of an inference rule is that it must besound: an assignment of truth values to the ...
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