# Questions tagged [mathematical-foundations]

Questions about the relation of (subfields of) computer science to the relevant mathematical foundations and their application.

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### Describe data structure using equations

Good afternoon. At work I'm currently developing a system which takes user input (well structured) and then stores it in memory to do some processing. The input is basically a dataset formed by ...
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### Soft Question: Looking for resources on computation over reals

As the title suggests, I want to take a look at resources (books, lectures or papers) that are available (free or paid) on computation over reals. Thanks in advance!
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### Can cognitive architectures (CLARION, SOAR, ACT-R) be used for creative mathematical reasoning?

Can cognitive architectures (CLARION, SOAR, ACT-R, others) be used for creative mathematical reasoning? As far as I understand, then it is the best to encode formal mathematical knowledge in the ...
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### physical significance of membership function greater than one

In fuzzy logic, when we associate an element with a set, we usually do it in terms of membership grade which suggests the "belonging" of this element to the set. Membership grade value 0 means that ...
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### Mathematical resource material accompanying TAPL

I'm currently reading Types and Programming Languages by Benjamin C. Pierce and just arrived at chapter 21 Metatheory of Recursive Types. Prior to this chapter I found the book challenging but ...
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### Tight bound on the number of divisors of n

The inner loop of this pseudocode runs only for the divisors of n for i=1 to n: if(n%i==0): for j=1 to n: Do something in constant time If I ...
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### magnetic Disk Calculation

A magnetic disk has 1000 cylinders, 10 tracks per cylinder, 128 sectors per track, ...
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### What is the underlying structure of problems?

We all the time write and talk about mathematical problems in plain English. For example, we define "the traveling salesman problem". But what is the actual, underlying structure of a "mathematical ...