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By A. Ehrenfeucht, V.W. Marek, M. Srebrny

ISBN-10: 1435677803

ISBN-13: 9781435677807

ISBN-10: 158603782X

ISBN-13: 9781586037826

Andrzej Mostowski was once one of many prime twentieth century logicians. His legacy is tested during this quantity of papers dedicated either to his striking medical historical past and to the reminiscence of him as an outstanding researcher, instructor, organizer of technology and individual. Professor Mostowski pioneered and mastered many components of mathematical good judgment. His contributions spanned set idea, recursion conception, and version conception - the spine of the principles of arithmetic. the full precise bibliography of Mostowski's writings is integrated. for a few years after WWII and particularly within the past due sixties and until eventually his premature demise in 1975, Warsaw, the place he led the centre of foundational reviews, was once a spot the place many major logicians visited, studied, and began their profession. Their thoughts shape an immense a part of this quantity, trying to convey again the extreme achievements and character of Mostowski.

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Today interpolation property is important in many computer science applications of logic. Thus, from this perspective, it is important to have abstract conditions that imply its presence or its absence. It looked like 1967 had Berkeley in store for me, but fate and politics intervened. There is no control sample, so we will never know if it was good or bad for me. In the fall my application for leave had been turned down. Instead I received a one-year paid leave so I could work at the Mathematical Institute of the Academy.

Janusz Onyszkiewicz, a couple of years older than me, was already in politics. For whatever reason, I had to step in. But before this happened, during his stay in Oxford, Professor Mostowski got in touch with Professor Dirk van Dalen of Utrecht in Holland. I went there as a postdoc in the fall 1970. The appointment brought me together again with Grzegorz Rozenberg; we were sharing the office. D. student, and already writing his λ-calculus book) and a couple of younger students. We were reading Azriel Levy’s book on the hierarchy of formulas of set theory.

Some time later Professors Grzegorczyk and Mostowski (and myself) went for a demonstration. I believe the solver accepted formulas up to 10 variables and provided a counterexample if there was one. Professor Mostowski (I believe, Professor Salwicki says it was Grzegorczyk) wrote a formula consisting of equivalences only. It is an old fact, known to Le´sniewski, that there is a simple algorithm for testing such formulas for validity. But the solver could not handle this because such formulas grow quickly when transformed into conjunctive normal form.

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