George Boole

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English mathematician


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A Boolean search, named for the British mathematician George Boole, uses "operators," such as and or or, to define a relationship between terms.
As a computer buff, I never realised that George Boole worked in Cork.
5) Boolean logic is derived from George Boole, a mid-1800s mathematician, who developed a form of algebra dealing with logical (i.
But he also recently completed a more low-profile project, narrating an RTE documentary on UCC maths professor George Boole, who is credited for developing algebra.
His topics include sources of Victorian mathematical idealism, Benjamin Peirce and the divinity of mathematics at Harvard, George Boole and the genesis of symbolic logic, and Augustus de Morgan and the logic of relations.
George Boole was a legendary mathematician who was responsible for creating Boolean Algebra.
The first chapter sketches some historical sources and precursors for the early Victorian perspective on mathematics, chapters two through four discuss the work and outlook of three pivotal mathematicians (Benjamin Peirce, United States; George Boole, Ireland; and Augustus De Morgan, England), and the final chapter argues that the trend toward professionalization redirected the British outlook on mathematics during the last half of the century.