80-310/610

Fall 2017 |

Steve Awodey |

TR 12 - 1:20 |

Baker Hall A53 |

9-12 units |

An introduction to formal logic, with applications to computer science. Topics include inductively defined structures, the syntax and semantics of first-order logic, completeness, compactness, and the Loewenheim-Skolem theorems. Further topics may also include definability, nonstandard models of arithmetic, higher-order, intuitionistic, and modal logic.

Prerequisites: either 80-210, 80-211, 21-127, 15-251, or consent of the instructor.

- (Aug 29) Class begins! Watch this space for future updates.

Lectures | TR 12-1:20, BH A53 |
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Recitations | Th 3-4:30, DH 2122 |

Textbook | Logic and Structure, Dirk van Dalen, Springer 2013.
Available on-campus from this link. |

Credit | 9-12 units |

Grading | 50% Homework, 25% Midterm, 25% Final |

Homework | Weekly homework is posted here on Thursdays and due the following Thursday in class.
Homework should be turned in in-person, and will not be accepted by email. Late homework will be accepted only under exceptional circumstances. |

Midterm |
Thursday, Oct 19, in class. Closed book, one two-sided sheet of notes permitted. |

Final |
Thursday, December 7, in class. Closed book, one two-sided sheet of notes permitted. |

Topics | Inductive definitions and proofs,
Syntax and semantics of propositional logic, Syntax and semantics of first-order logic, Elementary model theory, Higher-order, intuitionistic, and modal logic. |

Homepage | http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/course/80-310-610/ |

Online Discussion | piazza.com/cmu/fall2017/80310 |

Office | Office Hours | Phone | |||
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Professor | Steve Awodey | BH 135F | F 11-12 | x8-8947 | awodey@cmu.edu |

TA | Farzaneh Derakhshan | DH 4301C | M 1:45-2:45 | xxx | fderakhs@andrew.cmu.edu |

TA | Naji Shajari | DH 4302B | M 3-4 | xxx | najis@cmu.edu |

TA | Colin Zwanziger | DH 4301C | W 3:30-4:30 | xxx | zwanzig@cmu.edu |

Admin. Asst. | Mary Grace Joseph | BH 161H | x8-9459 | mjoseph@andrew.cmu.edu |