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Theoretical Framework

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The Language of Mathematics

Part of the book series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science ((LNTCS,volume 7805))

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Our syntactic framework for mathematics will be shaped by two major concerns. First, the framework will need to allow for the introduction of new terms and notation via definitions (§2.2); and we would like to be able to describe the effect of those definitions in an simple, consistent way. It would also be advantageous if the mechanism describing definitions could treat textual and symbolic material in essentially the same fashion. Thus adaptivity leads us to want a syntactic framework that is as simple as possible, and that describes text and symbol in a unified way.

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Ganesalingam, M. (2013). Theoretical Framework. In: The Language of Mathematics. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 7805. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-37012-0_3

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