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Introduction to Computational Logic

Core Course (Theoretical Computer Science), 9 credit points
Stammvorlesung (Theoretische Informatik), 9 Leistungspunkte

Summer Semester 2008

Prof. Gert Smolka, Dr. Chad E Brown
Department of Computer Science, Saarland University

Lectures are on Mondays, 10:15–12:00, and Wednesdays, 10:15–12:00, in Building E1.3, HS 002. The first lecture is on Monday, April 14, and the last lecture is on Wednesday, July 16. There will be two tutorial sections. Tutorial 1 is on Tuesday 14:15-15:45 in room SR 014. Tutorial 2 is on Tuesday 16:15-17:45 in room SR 014. The first tutorial is on Tuesday, April 22, and the last tutorial is on Tuesday, July 15. There will be no lecture on Monday, May 12 (Pentecost).


The assignments are on the services page.


Computational Logic plays an important role in many areas of computer science, including verification of hardware and software, programming languages, databases and Artificial Intelligence. This course lays the foundations for the more advanced core courses Automated Reasoning, Semantics and Verification.

The course starts with an introduction to simply typed higher-order logic. First-order predicate logic and modal logic are introduced as sublanguages of higher-order logic. Topics include:

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