Proof-Theoretical Coherence by Kosta Dosen, Zoran Petric

By Kosta Dosen, Zoran Petric

This booklet in categorial evidence thought formulates when it comes to classification thought a generalization with reference to linear algebra of the notions of distributive lattice and Boolean algebra. those notions of distributive lattice classification and Boolean type codify a believable nontrivial concept of id of proofs in classical propositional good judgment, that is according to Gentzen's cut-elimination approach for multiple-conclusion sequents changed through admitting new ideas referred to as union of proofs and nil proofs. it really is proved that those notions of class are coherent within the feel that there's a trustworthy structure-preserving functor from freely generated distributive lattice different types and Boolean different types into the class whose arrows are family members among finite ordinals-a classification relating to generality of proofs and to the concept of usual transformation. those coherence effects yield an easy choice process for equality of proofs. Coherence within the related feel is usually proved for varied extra basic notions of class that input into the notions of distributive lattice type and Boolean class. a few of these coherence effects, like these for monoidal and symmetric monoidal different types are popular, yet are right here provided in a brand new mild. the major to this categorification of the facts thought of classical propositional common sense is distribution of conjunction over disjunction that's not an isomorphism as in cartesian closed categories.

The model published right here differs from the model published in 2004 via King's university guides (College guides, London). in addition to a few particularly mild additions and corrections, together with a small variety of extra references, an immense correction touching on coherence for dicartesian and sesquicartesian different types, published already within the revised types of could 2006 and March 2007, could be present in sect.9.6. the current model differs from the model of March 2007 via having an easier evidence of coherence for lattice different types in sect.9.4, and an important correction bearing on coherence for lattice different types with zero-identity arrows in sect.12.5.

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Sometimes with indices, as variables for formulae. The elements of P and nullary connectives are called atomic formulae. The letter length of a formula is the number of occurrences of letters in it. We reserve ζ for nullary connectives and ξ for binary connectives. The formula ξξpqp, which is in the Polish, prefix, notation, is more commonly written ((p ξ q) ξ p), and we will favour this common, infix, notation for binary connectives. Polish notation is handy for dealing with n-ary connectives where n ≥ 3, but in the greatest part of this work we will have just nullary and binary connectives.

In principle, one can envisage the empty deductive system, with an empty set of arrows and an empty set of objects, but we have no interest in it for our work, and we will exclude it. The notion of deductive system is a generalization of the notion of category. A category is a deductive system in which the following equations, called categorial equations, hold between arrows: (cat 1) f ◦ 1a = 1b ◦ f = f : a (cat 2) h ◦ (g ◦ f ) = (h ◦ g) ◦ f. b, This notion of category covers only small categories, but in this work, where we have no foundational ambitions, we have no need for categories whose collections of objects or arrows are bigger than sets.

Xn or x1 , . . , xn is the empty sequence, and {x1 , . . , xn } is the empty set ∅. The elements of L are called formulae; logicians would say propositional formulae. We use p, q, . . e. elements of P, and A, B, . . , sometimes with indices, as variables for formulae. The elements of P and nullary connectives are called atomic formulae. The letter length of a formula is the number of occurrences of letters in it. We reserve ζ for nullary connectives and ξ for binary connectives. The formula ξξpqp, which is in the Polish, prefix, notation, is more commonly written ((p ξ q) ξ p), and we will favour this common, infix, notation for binary connectives.

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