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Date:  Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Title:  Logic in computing

Abstract:  In the software industry, engineers do formal logic day in and day out, whether they realize that or not. As a rule, they did not study logic. Instead, they studied calculus which they use rarely, if ever. I will try to illustrate why logic is so relevant to software engineering and why it is hard for software engineers to pick it up. I will speak also about logic applications in computer science, computer engineering and, time permitting, mathematics.


Speaker:  Yuri Gurevich
Institution:  Microsoft Research

 

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