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# Boolean

## Definition of the adjective boolean

What does boolean mean as an attribute of a noun?

1. of or relating to a combinatorial system devised by George Boole that combines propositions with the logical operators AND and OR and IF THEN and EXCEPT and NOT

### Alternative definition of the adjective boolean

1. Of or pertaining to the work of George Boole.
2. [context: logic, computing] Pertaining to data items that can have “true” and “false” (or, equivalently, 1 and 0 respectively) as their only possible values and to operations on such values.

## Definition of the noun boolean

What does boolean mean as a name of something?

noun

1. [logic, computing] A variable that can hold a single true/false (1/0) value.

## Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Boolean

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### Dictionary of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology (2000)

by Philip A. Laplante

Boolean an operator or an expression of George Boole's algebra (1847). A Boolean variable or signal can assume only two values: TRUE or FALSE. This concept has been ported in the field of electronic circuits by Claude Shannon ( 1938).

### Concise Encyclopedia of Computer Science (2004)

by Edwin D. Reilly

BOOLEAN ALGEBRA For articles on related subjects, see + Arithmetic, Computer + Discrete Mathematics + Logic Design + Logic Programming The concept of a Boolean algebra was first proposed by the English mathematician George Boole ...

### Dictionary of Information Technology (2010)

by Ramesh Bangia

Boolean algebra An algebra, fundamental to computer operations but developed in the mid- nineteenth century by English mathematician George Boole, for determining whether logical propositions are true or false rather than for determining ...

### Encyclopedic Dictionary of Mathematics (1993)

by Kiyosi Itô

Boolean Algebras A. Boolean Algebras Boolean algebra was introduced by G. Boole to study logical operations (— 41 1 Symbolic Logic). It is now included within the more general concept of tlattice or lattice-ordered set (— — 243 ...

### Network Dictionary (2007)

by Javvin Www Networkdictionary Com, Jielin Dong

Software Boolean, named after George Boole (an English mathematician in the mid-19th century) is a complete mathematical logic system. Boolean logic and algebra has many applications in electronics, computer hardware and software.

### Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (1998)

Volume 39 - Supplement 24 - Entity Identification to Virtual Reality in Driving Simulation by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

BOOLEAN. SYSTEMS. INTRODUCTION Learning is the main property that characterizes an intelligent system. As similar situations will usually appear again and again in a given environment, the goal of learning is to gain experience that can ...

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