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*Boolean* refers to that which can take on the values “true” or “false,” or that which concerns truth and falsity. For example “Boolean variable,” “Boolean logic,” “Boolean statement,” etc.

“Boolean” is named for George Boole, the 19th century mathematician.

# References

- 1 George Boole at MacTutor: http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/ history/Mathematicians/Boole.html
- 2 George Boole at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Boole

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