1 Boolean

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.


  • 1 George Boole at MacTutor: history/Mathematicians/Boole.html history/Mathematicians/Boole.html
  • 2 George Boole at Wikipedia:
Title Boolean
Canonical name Boolean
Date of creation 2013-03-22 11:54:43
Last modified on 2013-03-22 11:54:43
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