Computation, Proof, Machine

Mathematics Enters a New Age

Author: Gilles Dowek

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521118018

Category: Computers

Page: 158

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Computation, calculation, algorithms - all have played an important role in mathematical progress from the beginning - but behind the scenes, their contribution was obscured in the enduring mathematical literature. To understand the future of mathematics, this fascinating book returns to its past, tracing the hidden history that follows the thread of computation.

Machine Learning - Medien, Infrastrukturen und Technologien der Künstlichen Intelligenz

Author: Christoph Engemann,Andreas Sudmann

Publisher: transcript Verlag

ISBN: 3839435307

Category: Social Science

Page: 392

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Nicht weniger als von einer Revolution ist gegenwärtig die Rede. Neuere Verfahren der Künstlichen Intelligenz greifen in sämtliche Bereiche des sozialen und kulturellen Lebens ein: Maschinen lernen Bilder und Sprache zu erkennen, beherrschen die autonome Steuerung von Fahrzeugen ebenso wie Finanzinvestments und medizinische Diagnostik. Im digitalen Wandel ist Lernen damit kein Privileg des Menschen mehr. Vielmehr verschieben sich mit maschinellen Lernverfahren die Relationen zwischen Erkenntnismöglichkeiten, technischen Umwelten und humanen Akteuren. Dieser Band vermittelt erstmals für den deutschsprachigen Raum einen Überblick über die medialen, infrastrukturellen und historischen Voraussetzungen des maschinellen Lernens.

Artificial Intelligence and Symbolic Computation

13th International Conference, AISC 2018, Suzhou, China, September 16–19, 2018, Proceedings

Author: Jacques Fleuriot,Dongming Wang,Jacques Calmet

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319999575

Category: Computers

Page: 269

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Symbolic Computation, AISC 2018, held in Suzhou, China, in September 2018. The 13 full papers presented together with 5 short and 2 invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 31 submissions. The AISC conference is an important forum when it comes to ensuring that ideas, theoretical insights, methods and results from traditional AI can be discussed and showcased, while fostering new links with other areas of AI such as probabilistic reasoning and deep learning.

Machine Proofs in Geometry

Automated Production of Readable Proofs for Geometry Theorems

Author: Shang-Ching Chou,Xiao-Shan Gao,Jingzhong Zhang

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9789810215842

Category: Mathematics

Page: 461

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This book reports recent major advances in automated reasoning in geometry. The authors have developed a method and implemented a computer program which, for the first time, produces short and readable proofs for hundreds of geometry theorems.The book begins with chapters introducing the method at an elementary level, which are accessible to high school students; latter chapters concentrate on the main theme: the algorithms and computer implementation of the method.This book brings researchers in artificial intelligence, computer science and mathematics to a new research frontier of automated geometry reasoning. In addition, it can be used as a supplementary geometry textbook for students, teachers and geometers. By presenting a systematic way of proving geometry theorems, it makes the learning and teaching of geometry easier and may change the way of geometry education.

Rewriting, Computation and Proof

Essays Dedicated to Jean-Pierre Jouannaud on the Occasion of his 60th Birthday

Author: Hubert Comon-Lundh,Claude Kirchner,Hélène Kirchner

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540731474

Category: Mathematics

Page: 276

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Jean-Pierre Jouannaud has played a leading role in the field of rewriting and its technology. This Festschrift volume, published to honor him on his 60th Birthday, includes 13 refereed papers by leading researchers, current and former colleagues. The papers are grouped in thematic sections on Rewriting Foundations, Proof and Computation, and a final section entitled Towards Safety and Security.

Neural Networks and Analog Computation

Beyond the Turing Limit

Author: Hava Siegelmann

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780817639495

Category: Computers

Page: 181

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The theoretical foundations of Neural Networks and Analog Computation conceptualize neural networks as a particular type of computer consisting of multiple assemblies of basic processors interconnected in an intricate structure. Examining these networks under various resource constraints reveals a continuum of computational devices, several of which coincide with well-known classical models. On a mathematical level, the treatment of neural computations enriches the theory of computation but also explicated the computational complexity associated with biological networks, adaptive engineering tools, and related models from the fields of control theory and nonlinear dynamics. The material in this book will be of interest to researchers in a variety of engineering and applied sciences disciplines. In addition, the work may provide the base of a graduate-level seminar in neural networks for computer science students.

Proof Technology and Computation

Author: Helmut Schwichtenberg,Katharina Spies

Publisher: IOS Press

ISBN: 1586036254

Category: Computers

Page: 445

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"Proof technology will become an established field in software engineering. It generally aims at integrating proof processing into industrial design and verifications tools. The origins of this technology lie in the systematic understanding of a fully-fledged, precise notion of proof by mathematics and logics. Using this profound understanding, computer scientists are able to implement proofs, to check and create them automatically and to connect the concepts of proof and programs in a deep way. Via this, connection proofs are used to support the development of reliable software systems. Software engineers have integrated proof processing into industrial development tools, and these implementations are now getting very efficient. The chapters deal with: The benefits and technical challenges of sharing formal mathematics among interactive theorem provers; proof normalization for various axiomatic theories; abstraction-refinement framework of temporal logic model checking; formal verification in industrial hardware design; readable machine-checked proofs and semantics and more."

Deduction, Computation, Experiment

Exploring the Effectiveness of Proof

Author: Rossella Lupacchini,Giovanna Corsi

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 8847007844

Category: Philosophy

Page: 280

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This volume is located in a cross-disciplinary ?eld bringing together mat- matics, logic, natural science and philosophy. Re?ection on the e?ectiveness of proof brings out a number of questions that have always been latent in the informal understanding of the subject. What makes a symbolic constr- tion signi?cant? What makes an assumption reasonable? What makes a proof reliable? G ̈ odel, Church and Turing, in di?erent ways, achieve a deep und- standing of the notion of e?ective calculability involved in the nature of proof. Turing’s work in particular provides a “precise and unquestionably adequate” de?nition of the general notion of a formal system in terms of a machine with a ?nite number of parts. On the other hand, Eugene Wigner refers to the - reasonable e?ectiveness of mathematics in the natural sciences as a miracle. Where should the boundary be traced between mathematical procedures and physical processes? What is the characteristic use of a proof as a com- tation, as opposed to its use as an experiment? What does natural science tell us about the e?ectiveness of proof? What is the role of mathematical proofs in the discovery and validation of empirical theories? The papers collected in this book are intended to search for some answers, to discuss conceptual and logical issues underlying such questions and, perhaps, to call attention to other relevant questions.

Algorithms and Computation

14th International Symposium, ISAAC 2003, Kyoto, Japan, December 15-17, 2003, Proceedings

Author: Toshihide Ibaraki,Naoki Katoh,Hirotaka Ono

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540206957

Category: Computers

Page: 748

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation, ISAAC 2003, held in Kyoto, Japan, in December 2003. The 73 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 207 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on computational geometry, graph and combinatorial algorithms, computational complexity, quantum computing, combinatorial optimization, scheduling, computational biology, distributed and parallel algorithms, data structures, combinatorial and network optimization, computational complexity and cryptography, game theory and randomized algorithms, and algebraic and arithmetic computation.

An Introduction to Formal Languages and Machine Computation

Author: Song Y. Yan

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9789810234225

Category: Computers

Page: 400

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This book provides a concise and modern introduction to Formal Languages and Machine Computation, a group of disparate topics in the theory of computation, which includes formal languages, automata theory, turing machines, computability, complexity, number-theoretic computation, public-key cryptography, and some new models of computation, such as quantum and biological computation. As the theory of computation is a subject based on mathematics, a thorough introduction to a number of relevant mathematical topics, including mathematical logic, set theory, graph theory, modern abstract algebra, and particularly number theory, is given in the first chapter of the book. The book can be used either as a textbook for an undergraduate course, for a first-year graduate course, or as a basic reference in the field.

Quantum Computation and Quantum Communication:

Theory and Experiments

Author: Mladen Pavicic

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387244129

Category: Computers

Page: 221

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Presents the key elements of quantum computation and communication theories and their implementation. This book explains why particular mathematical methods, physical models and realistic implementations might provide critical steps towards achieving the final goal - constructing quantum computers and quantum networks.

Principles of Quantum Computation and Information

Author: Giuliano Benenti,Giulio Casati,Giuliano Strini

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9789812388582

Category: Science

Page: 256

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Quantum computation and information is a new, rapidly developing interdisciplinary field. This book provides the reader a useful and not-too-heavy guide. It offers a simple and self-contained introduction; no previous knowledge of quantum mechanics or classical computation is required. Volume 1 may be used as a textbook for a one-semester introductory course in quantum information and computation, both for upper-level undergraduate students and for graduate students. It contains a large number of solved exercises, which are an essential complement to the text, as they will help the student to become familiar with the subject.

Proofs and Computations

Author: Helmut Schwichtenberg,Stanley S. Wainer

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139504169

Category: Mathematics

Page: N.A

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Driven by the question, 'What is the computational content of a (formal) proof?', this book studies fundamental interactions between proof theory and computability. It provides a unique self-contained text for advanced students and researchers in mathematical logic and computer science. Part I covers basic proof theory, computability and Gödel's theorems. Part II studies and classifies provable recursion in classical systems, from fragments of Peano arithmetic up to Π11–CA0. Ordinal analysis and the (Schwichtenberg–Wainer) subrecursive hierarchies play a central role and are used in proving the 'modified finite Ramsey' and 'extended Kruskal' independence results for PA and Π11–CA0. Part III develops the theoretical underpinnings of the first author's proof assistant MINLOG. Three chapters cover higher-type computability via information systems, a constructive theory TCF of computable functionals, realizability, Dialectica interpretation, computationally significant quantifiers and connectives and polytime complexity in a two-sorted, higher-type arithmetic with linear logic.


Computability, Similarity, and Duality


Publisher: Pitman Publishing


Category: Mathematics

Page: 236

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Algorithms and Computation

15th International Symposium, ISAAC 2004, Hong Kong, China, December 20-22, 2004, Proceedings

Author: Rudolf Fleischer,ISAAC

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540241310

Category: Computers

Page: 935

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation, ISAAC 2004, held in Hong Kong, China in December 2004. The 76 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 226 submissions. Among the topics addressed are computational geometry, graph computations, computational combinatorics, combinatorial optimization, computational complexity, scheduling, distributed algorithms, parallel algorithms, data structures, network optimization, randomized algorithms, and computational mathematics more generally.

Lectures on Proof Verification and Approximation Algorithms

Author: Ernst W. Mayr,Hans Jürgen Prömel

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540642015

Category: Computers

Page: 344

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This is a self-contained presentation of the enormous recent progress on the interplay between and applications of the theory of probabilistically checkable proofs and approximation algorithms.

Computation and Logic in the Real World

Third Conference on Computability in Europe, CiE 2007, Siena, Italy, June 18-23, 2007, Proceedings

Author: S. Barry Cooper,Benedikt Lowe

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540730002

Category: Computers

Page: 826

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CiE2007:ComputationandLogicintheRealWorld Siena,Italy,June18-23,2007 Computability in Europe (CiE) is an informal network of European scientists working on computability theory, including its foundations, technical devel- ment, and applications. Among the aims of the network is to advance our t- oretical understanding of what can and cannot be computed, by any means of computation. Its scienti'c vision is broad: computations may be performed with discrete or continuous data by all kinds of algorithms, programs, and - chines. Computations may be made by experimenting with any sort of physical system obeying the laws of a physical theory such as Newtonian mechanics, quantum theory, or relativity. Computations may be very general, depending upon the foundations of set theory; or very speci'c, using the combinatorics of ?nite structures. CiE also works on subjects intimately related to computation, especially theories of data and information, and methods for formal reasoning about computations. The sources of new ideas and methods include practical developments in areas such as neural networks, quantum computation, natural computation, molecular computation, computational learning. Applications are everywhere,especially, in algebra,analysisand geometry, or data types and p- gramming. Within CiE there is general recognition of the underlying relevance of computability to physics and a broad range of other sciences, providing as it does a basic analysis of the causal structure of dynamical systems.

Theory of Computation

Author: A.A.Puntambekar

Publisher: Technical Publications

ISBN: 9788184314588


Page: 491

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Automata Formal proof - Additional forms of proof - Inductive proofs - Finite Automata (FA) - Deterministic Finite Automata (DFA) - Non deterministic Finite Automata (NFA) - Finite Automata with Epsilon transitions. Regular Expressions and Languages Regular Expression - FA and Regular Expressions - Proving languages not to be regular - Closure properties of regular languages - Equivalence and minimization of Automata. Context-Free Grammar and Languages Context-Free Grammar (CFG) - Parse Trees - Ambiguity in grammars and languages - Definition of the Pushdown automata - Languages of a Pushdown Automata - Equivalence of Pushdown automata and CFG, Deterministic Pushdown Automata.Properties of Context-Free Languages Normal forms for CFG - Pumping Lemma for CFL - Closure Properties of CFL - Turing Machines - Programming Techniques for TM. Undecidability A language that is not Recursively Enumerable (RE) - An undecidable problem that is RE - Undecidable problems about Turing Machine - Post's Correspondence Problem - The classes P and NP.