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Journal of Automated Reasoning

, Volume 5, Issue 3, pp 257–291 | Cite as

On connections and higher-order logic

  • Peter B. Andrews
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Abstract

This is an expository introduction to an approach to theorem proving in higher-order logic based on establishing appropriate connections between subformulas of an expanded form of the theorem to be proved. Expansion trees and expansion proofs play key roles.

Key words

Higher-order logic type theory mating connection expansion proof 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter B. Andrews
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  1. 1.Mathematics DepartmentCarnegie-Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA

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