By J. B. Paris
This court cases quantity includes many of the invited talks provided on the colloquium. the most themes taken care of are the version idea of mathematics and algebra, the semantics of average languages, and functions of mathematical good judgment to complexity conception. the amount comprises either surveys via stated specialists and unique learn papers featuring advances in those disciplines.
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