Boole

[ bool ]
/ bul /

noun

George, 1815–64, English mathematician and logician.

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British Dictionary definitions for Boole

Boole
/ (buːl) /

noun

George . 1815–64, English mathematician. In Mathematical Analysis of Logic (1847) and An Investigation of the Laws of Thought (1854), he applied mathematical formulae to logic, creating Boolean algebra
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Scientific definitions for Boole

Boole
[ bōōl ]
George 1815-1864

British mathematician who wrote important works in various areas of mathematics. He developed a system of mathematical symbolism to express logical relations that is now known as Boolean algebra.
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