# Boolean

## 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.

## References

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

Title | Boolean |
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Canonical name | Boolean |

Date of creation | 2013-03-22 11:54:43 |

Last modified on | 2013-03-22 11:54:43 |

Owner | akrowne (2) |

Last modified by | akrowne (2) |

Numerical id | 11 |

Author | akrowne (2) |

Entry type | Definition |

Classification | msc 03B10 |

Classification | msc 55Q35 |

Classification | msc 55Q05 |

Classification | msc 20L05 |

Classification | msc 18D05 |

Classification | msc 18-00 |