TY - INPR
A1 - SchÃ¼tt, Barbara
A1 - Kerber, Manfred
T1 - A Mathematical Knowledge Base for Proving Theorems in Semigroup and Automata Theory
N2 - We present a mathematical knowledge base containing the factual know-ledge of the first of three parts of a textbook on semi-groups and automata,namely "P. Deussen: Halbgruppen und Automaten". Like almost all math-ematical textbooks this textbook is not self-contained, but there are somealgebraic and set-theoretical concepts not being explained. These concepts areadded to the knowledge base. Furthermore there is knowledge about the nat-ural numbers, which is formalized following the first paragraph of "E. Landau:Grundlagen der Analysis".The data base is written in a sorted higher-order logic, a variant of POST ,the working language of the proof development environment OmegaGamma mkrp. We dis-tinguish three different types of knowledge: axioms, definitions, and theorems.Up to now, there are only 2 axioms (natural numbers and cardinality), 149definitions (like that for a semi-group), and 165 theorems. The consistency ofsuch knowledge bases cannot be proved in general, but inconsistencies may beimported only by the axioms. Definitions and theorems should not lead to anyinconsistency since definitions form conservative extensions and theorems areproved to be consequences.
T3 - SEKI Report Working Papers - 1993,2
Y1 - 1999
UR - https://kluedo.ub.uni-kl.de/frontdoor/index/index/docId/424
UR - http://nbn-resolving.de/urn/resolver.pl?urn:nbn:de:hbz:386-kluedo-3952
ER -