1 edition of **Universal Algebra for Computer Scientists** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1992**
by Springer Berlin Heidelberg in Berlin, Heidelberg
.

Written in English

- Logic design,
- Computer science,
- Software engineering,
- Algebra,
- Data processing,
- Data structures (Computer science)

A new model-theoretic approach to universal algebra is offered in this book. Written for computer scientists, it presents a systematic development of the methods and results of universal algebra that are useful in a variety of applications in computer science. The notation is simple and the concepts are clearly presented. The book concerns the algebraic characterization of axiomatic classes of algebras (equational, implicational, and universal Horn classes) by closure operators generalizing the famous Birkhoff Variety Theorem, and the algebraic characterization of the related theories. The book also presents a thorough study of term rewriting systems. Besides basic notions, the Knuth-Bendix completion procedure and termination proof methods are considered. A third main topic is that of fixpoint techniques and complete ordered algebras. Algebraic specifications of abstract data types and algebraic semantics of recursive program schemes are treated as applications. The book is self-contained and suitable both as a textbook for graduate courses and as a reference for researchers.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Wolfgang Wechler |

Series | EATCS Monographs on Theoretical Computer Science -- 25, EATCS monographs on theoretical computer science -- 25. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA76.9.L63, QA76.5913, QA76.63 |

The Physical Object | |

Format | [electronic resource] / |

Pagination | 1 online resource (xii, 339p.) |

Number of Pages | 339 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL27093543M |

ISBN 10 | 3642767737, 3642767710 |

ISBN 10 | 9783642767739, 9783642767715 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 851828820 |

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Bergnan] on rangelyautomuseum.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Algebraic methods, in particular those of universal algebra and algebraic logic, are playing an increasingly important role in. Universal Algebra and Applications in Theoretical Computer Science introduces the basic concepts of universal algebra and surveys some of the newer developments in the field.

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The impact of the advances in universal algebra on computer science is just beginning to be realized, and the field will undoubtedly continue to grow and mature. Universal algebra (sometimes called general algebra) is the field of mathematics that studies algebraic structures themselves, not examples ("models") of algebraic structures.

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One part can be described as \what every mathematician (or at least every algebraist) should know about universal algebra." It would form a short introductory course to universal algebra, and would consist of Chapter I; Chapter II except for x4, x12, x13, and the last parts of x11, x Free 2-day shipping.

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The text introduces some basic algebraic concepts, such as signatures, algebras, homomorphisms, initial algebras, free algebras, and illustrates them with numerous interactive applications to computer science topics.

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A universal algebra is frequently simply called an algebra. For universal algebras the homomorphism theorem holds: If is a homomorphism from one universal algebra onto another algebra and is the kernel congruence of, then is isomorphic to the quotient algebra.

Every universal algebra may be decomposed into a subdirect product of subdirectly. Universal algebra is used for defining algebraic specifications of data types. Having gotten there, Computer Scientists immediately found the need to deal with more general properties: conditional equations (also called equational Horn clauses) and first-order logic properties, still using the same ideas of universal algebra.

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