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Euler diagram-based notations

By John Howse, R. Bosworth, Andrew Fish, Gem Stapleton, J. Taylor, P. Rodgers and S. Thompson

Abstract

Euler diagrams have been used for centuries as a means for conveying logical statements in a simple, intuitive way. They form the basis of many diagrammatic notations used to represent set-theoretic relationships in a wide range of contexts including software modelling, logical reasoning systems, statistical data representation, database search queries and file system management. In this paper we survey notations based on Euler diagrams with particular emphasis on formalization and the development of software tool support

Topics: G100 Mathematics
Publisher: University of Brighton
Year: 2006
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.brighton.ac.uk:2996

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