formal systems


formal systems

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  • Formal Systems —    The Intellectual Poverty of Formalism    No less than the death of meaning should we have forecast from a manner of thought that emptied thought of all content, and what else could we expect from a method of analysis that presumed to show that …   Historical dictionary of quotations in cognitive science

  • 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 System —    The Problem of Formal Systems in Linguistics    Common to both logical positivism and transformational linguistics is their view of language as mathematics. Both focus on language as a system of primitive or elementary units which can be… …   Historical dictionary of quotations in cognitive science

  • 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


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