truth function

A truth function is a function that returns one of two values, one of which is interpreted as “true,” and the other which is interpreted as “false”. Typically either “T” and “F” are used, or “1” and “0”, respectively. Using the latter, we can write


defines a truth function f. That is, f is a mapping from any number (n) of true/false (0 or 1) values to a single value, which is 0 or 1.

Title truth function
Canonical name TruthFunction
Date of creation 2013-03-22 11:53:03
Last modified on 2013-03-22 11:53:03
Owner akrowne (2)
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Numerical id 8
Author akrowne (2)
Entry type Definition
Classification msc 03B05