The modern theory of algebras of binary relations, reformulated by Tarski as an abstract, algebraic, equational theory of relation algebras, has considerable mathematical significance, with applications in various fields: e.g., in computer science---databases, specification theory, AI---and in anthropology, economics, physics, and philosophical logic. This comprehensive treatment of the theory of relation algebras and the calculus of relations is the first devoted to a systematic development of the subject. Presents ...

Relation Algebras 2006, Elsevier Science & Technology, Amsterdam, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9780444520135

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