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Applied Mathematics for Database Professionals by Toon Koppelaars, Lex de Haan

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Summary

In Part 1 of this book, we presented two important mathematical disciplines: logic and set theory. These two disciplines are the most relevant ones in the application of mathematics to the field of databases.

Chapter 1 offered an introduction to logic. We presented the concepts of a proposition and a predicate, and showed how you can use logical connectives (conjunction, disjunction, implication, equivalence, and negation) to describe compound propositions and predicates. The chapter ended by establishing the ...

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