Rewriting in Computer Science and Logic

This lecture is intended to give an introduction to term rewriting systems and their application in computer science and logic. In particular we will discuss general reduction relations, properties of reduction systems such as confluence and termination, and completion procedures.

Term rewriting systems developed out of mathematical logic and are an important part of theoretical computer science. They have applications in many areas, from functional programming to automatic theorem proving and computer algebra. The theory of rewriting is fundamental to concepts in constructive algebra, such as Gröbner bases, and also to concepts in logic, such as decision of equational theories (e.g. the theory of groups).


Summer Semester 2017.

Title:Rewriting in Computer Science and Logic
Lecturer:Temur Kutsia
Time:Friday, 12:00--13:30
Room:T 406/1
First meeting:March 17
Registration:Via the KUSSS system.
Exam:Monday, July 10, 2017. 10:00--12:00, room K 224B.
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