formal systems

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  • Descriptional Complexity of Formal Systems — Abbreviation DCFS Discipline Automata theory and formal languages Publication details Publisher Electronic Proceedings in Theoretical Computer Science (International) History 1999– …   Wikipedia

  • Formal system — In formal logic, a formal system (also called a logical system,Audi, Robert (Editor). The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy . Second edition, Cambridge University Press, 1999. ISBN 978 0521631365 (hardcover) and ISBN 978 0521637220 (paperback).] …   Wikipedia

  • Formal interpretation — A formal interpretation [http://books.google.com/books?id=weKqT3ka5g0C pg=PA74 lpg=PA74 dq=%22Formal+interpretation%22+%22formal+language%22 source=web ots=pLN ms7Wi2 sig=P JqwdzOqLcX4nMpP64qmacnkDU hl=en#PPA74,M1 Cann Ronnie, Formal Semantics:… …   Wikipedia

  • Formal science — A formal science is a theoretical study that is concerned with theoretical formal systems, for instance, logic, mathematics, systems theory and the theoretical branches of computer science, information theory, economics, statistics, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Formal proof — See also: mathematical proof, proof theory, and axiomatic system A formal proof or derivation is a finite sequence of sentences (called well formed formulas in the case of a formal language) each of which is an axiom or follows from the… …   Wikipedia

  • formal system — In logic, a formal language together with a deductive apparatus by which some well formed formulas can be derived from others. Each formal system has a formal language composed of primitive symbols that figure in certain rules of formation… …   Universalium

  • formal science — noun A study that is concerned with theoretical formal systems, such as logic, mathematics, systems theory and the theoretical branches of computer science, information theory, microeconomics, statistics, and linguistics …   Wiktionary

  • Formal organization — is a fixed set of rules of intra organization procedures and structures. As such, it is usually set out in writing, with a language of rules that ostensibly leave little discretion for interpretation. In some societies and in some organization,… …   Wikipedia

  • Systems theory — is an interdisciplinary field of science and the study of the nature of complex systems in nature, society, and science. More specificially, it is a framework by which one can analyze and/or describe any group of objects that work in concert to… …   Wikipedia

  • Systems science — is the interdisciplinary field of science, which studies the nature of complex systems in nature, society, and science. It aims to develop interdisciplinary foundations, which are applicable in a variety of areas, such as engineering, biology,… …   Wikipedia

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