15-317 / 15-657 Constructive Logic
This undergraduate course provides an introduction to constructive logics, such as intuitionistic and linear logic, with an emphasis on their application in computer science. This includes basic means for defining logics (for example, natural deduction and sequent calculus), establishing properties of logics (for example, cut elimination), and for investigating their computational interpretations (for example, via proof reduction or proof search).
Prerequisites: 15-317 is an introductory undergraduate course with a minimum grade of C in 15-150 as prerequisite. For the cross-listed graduate version, 15-657, some experience with functional programming is recommended.
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