Hunan Rostomyan
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What is the contribution of lambda calculus to the field of theory of computation?
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Your questions can be approached from many sides. I'd like to leave the historical and philosophical aspects on the side and address your main question, which I take to be this: What's the point of ...

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Number of SAT checks that are needed to find all combinations of subset of boolean variables of a propositional formula
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That's right. If $n$ is the subset you're interested in, then there are, as you said, $2^{|n|}$ possible assignments. If you don't want to go through all those possibilities, you can use various ...

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How does this computational method work?
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Before we look at what f does, let's look at some of Knuth's definitions earlier in the chapter. A computational method is a quadruple ($Q, I, \Omega, f$) where $I,\Omega \subseteq Q$ and $f : Q \...

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Logic, language, semantics and more
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Answer to A. Barwise & Etchemendy's Language, Proof, and Logic is a decent introduction to logic. From the perspective of someone coming from a CS background I found it especially accessible and ...

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