15-317: Constructive Logic (Sp'20)

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15-317 Constructive Logic (Spring 2020)
Instructor: André Platzer
(office hour: Thu 4:00-5:30)
Avery Cowan acowan@andrew
Klaas Pruiksma kpruiksm@andrew
Carter Williams ncwillia@andrew
Cameron Wong cjwong@andrew
Units: 9
Semester: Spring 2020
Time: TR 9:00-10:20
Place: PH 100 Course moved online!
Recitation: A: W 9:30-10:20 GHC 4211, Nathan Williams
B: W 10:30-11:20 SH 219, Avery Cowan
C: W 11:30-12:20 WEH 5421, Cameron Wong
This course is listed in the Computer Science Department as 15-317/15-657 at Carnegie Mellon University. It counts as a Logics/Languages elective in the Computer Science curriculum.
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This multidisciplinary junior/senior-level course is designed to provide a thorough introduction to modern constructive logic, its roots in philosophy, its numerous applications in computer science, and its mathematical properties. Some of the topics to be covered are intuitionistic logic, inductive definitions, functional programming, type theory, connections between classical and constructive logic, logic programming, proof search, logical frameworks.
15-150: Functional Programming.
For the cross-listed graduate version, 15-657, some experience with functional programming is recommended.
There is no textbook.
Grading will be based on a set of homework assignments and exams. 40% Assignments, 15% Midterm I, 15% Midterm II, 30% Final.
Midterm I: Thu 02/13 during lecture time, 150 points. Closed book, one double-sided sheet of hand-written notes permitted.
Midterm II: Thu 04/02, 150 points.
Final: Fri 05/08 during finals week, 300 points.
See prior instances of this course in Fall 2015 and Fall 2016 and by Frank Pfenning, Karl Crary for more information on prior versions of this course.