Thursday, October 26

Boolean Algebra

George Boole (1815-64) was an English mathematician who devised and gave his name to a method of applying mathematics to logic, known as Boolean algebra.  

Boole elaborated his method in his book An investigation of the laws of thought on which are founded the mathematical theories of logic and probabilities and his work has influenced a number of eminent mathematician, including Bertrand Russell, as well as being important in computer studies.