predicate calculus


noun Logic.

Origin of predicate calculus

First recorded in 1945–50
Also called predicate logic.
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British Dictionary definitions for predicate calculus

predicate calculus


noun

the system of symbolic logic concerned not only with relations between propositions as wholes but also with the representation by symbols of individuals and predicates in propositions and with quantification over individualsAlso called: functional calculus See also propositional calculus
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