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#### Tracking Reason

Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 23.99When ordinary people - mathematicians among them - take something to follow (deductively) from something else, they are exposing the backbone of our self-ascribed ability to reason. This book investigates the connection between that ordinary notion of consequence and the formal analogues invented by logicians. more...

#### Mathematical Thinking and Writing

Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 107.00The ability to construct proofs is one of the most challenging aspects of the world of mathematics. It is, essentially, the defining moment for those testing the waters in a mathematical career. Instead of being submerged to the point of drowning, readers of Mathematical Thinking and Writing are given guidance and support while learning the language... more...

#### Handbook of Computability Theory

Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 200.00The chapters of this volume all have their own level of presentation. The topics have been chosen based on the active research interest associated with them. Since the interest in some topics is older than that in others, some presentations contain fundamental definitions and basic results while others relate very little of the elementary theory behind... more...

#### The Nuts and Bolts of Proofs

Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 53.95The Nuts and Bolts of Proof instructs students on the basic logic of mathematical proofs, showing how and why proofs of mathematical statements work. It provides them with techniques they can use to gain an inside view of the subject, reach other results, remember results more easily, or rederive them if the results are forgotten.A flow chart graphically... more...

#### Computability and Logic

Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00Computability and Logic is a classic because of its accessibility to students without a mathematical background. This fifth edition was first published in 2007. more...

#### The EM Algorithm and Extensions

Wiley 2007; US$ 148.00The only single-source——now completely updated and revised——to offer a unified treatment of the theory, methodology, and applications of the EM algorithm Complete with updates that capture developments from the past decade, The EM Algorithm and Extensions, Second Edition successfully provides a basic understanding of the EM... more...

#### How to Think About Algorithms

Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 36.00Textbook that teaches students how to think about algorithms like an expert, without getting bogged down in formal proof. more...

#### Adapting Proofs-as-Programs

Springer 2007; US$ 169.00Details developments in the direction of a practical proofs-as-programs paradigm, which constitutes a set of approaches to developing programs from proofs in constructive logic with applications to industrial-scale, complex software engineering problems. more...

#### Constructive Negations and Paraconsistency

Springer 2008; US$ 239.00This book presents the author's recent investigations of the two main concepts of negation developed in the constructive logic: the negation as reduction to absurdity (L.E.J. Brouwer) and the strong negation (D. Nelson) are studied in the setting of paraconsistent logic.The paraconsistent logics are those, which admit inconsistent but non-trivial... more...

#### Computability, Complexity, Logic

Elsevier Science 1989; US$ 72.95The theme of this book is formed by a pair of concepts: the concept of formal language as carrier of the precise expression of meaning, facts and problems, and the concept of algorithm or calculus, i.e. a formally operating procedure for the solution of precisely described questions and problems. The book is a unified introduction to the modern theory... more...