Fall 2016

Logic in Computer Science, Engineering and Industry

Thursday, November 10th, 2016 11:00 am11:30 am

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In software industry, engineers do formal logic day in and day out, even though they may not realize that. As a rule, they have not studied logic. Instead, they spent a lot of time studying calculus which they use rarely, if ever. I'll try to illustrate why logic is so relevant and why it is hard for software engineers to pick it up.