Temporal Logic/From Philosophy and Proof Theory to Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Computing

Published: 13. June 2023
Category: Humanities
Author: Klaus Mainzer & Stefania Centrone

Author: Klaus Mainzer (Technical University of Munich, Germany) and Stefania Centrone (Technical University of Munich, Germany) 


Calculi of temporal logic are widely used in modern computer science. The temporal organization of information flows in the different architectures of laptops, the Internet, or supercomputers would not be possible without appropriate temporal calculi. In the age of digitalization and High-Tech applications, people are often not aware that temporal logic is deeply rooted in the philosophy of modalities. A deep understanding of these roots opens avenues to the modern calculi of temporal logic which have emerged by extension of modal logic with temporal operators.

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