By Arto Salomaa; Derick Wood; Sheng Yu (eds.)

This quantity includes chosen papers offered on the Fourth Asian Symposium on machine arithmetic. There are 39 peer-reviewed contributions including complete papers and prolonged abstracts by way of the 4 invited audio system, G.H. Gonnet, D. Lazard, W. McCune and W.-T. Wu, and those conceal probably the most major advances in machine arithmetic, together with algebraic, symbolic, numeric and geometric computation, computerized mathematical reasoning, mathematical software program, and computer-aided geometric layout threat Algebras (Extended summary) (J Brzozowski & Z Esik); Undecidability and Incompleteness ends up in Automata thought (J Hartmanis); Automata thought: Its previous and destiny (J Hopcroft); 40 Years of Formal energy sequence in Automata concept (W Kuich); taking part in countless video games in Finite Time (R McNaughton); Gene meeting in Ciliates: Computing by means of Folding and Recombination (G Rozenberg); Compositions over a Finite area: From Completeness to Synchronizable Automata (A Salomaa)

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Above all, he sees the chapter as an opportunity to demonstrate his prowess in handling arguments, even though none of this complicated syllogizing is necessary, or even germane, for overturning the Greeks’ position. Theodulf’s logical project diﬀers from Alcuin’s in the emphasis it places on argument, and its lack of interest in the more metaphysically-inclined logic of the Categories. I once argued [Marenbon, 1997], using the chronology of Alcuin’s work established by his biographer, Donald Bullough [Bullough, 1991, 37; Bullough, 1997, 581-2] that the ﬁrst medieval logician was not Alcuin, but Theodulf.

He was also, understandably, inﬂuenced by Martianus, which he had taught, and which sometimes leaves its traces on his phrasing. Although scholars, rightly, have seen Porphyry’s Tree of genera and species, interpreted in a highly realistic fashion, as a guiding principle of his thought, there is scant evidence that Eriugena knew the text itself or either of Boethius’s commentaries, rather than having gathered Porphyry’s main ideas through the encyclopaedic accounts. One passage in Book III (702D-3B — references are to the columns of the edition in Patrologia Latina 122, since they are preserved in the later editions and translations) on substantial species has some loose parallels with Boethius’s second Isagoge commentary [Boethius, 1906, 200], but nothing close enough to make borrowing even a probability.

Although it is certainly open to wonder whether the many threads in Eriugena’s discussion really link together into an entirely coherent theory [for a hyper-critical, and often ill-judged approach, see Marenbon, 1981, 72-87; Marenbon, 1980 (written later)], a charitable interpretation reveals a powerful line of thought, given a certain set of assumptions, especially about the immanence of universals. In one sense, Eriugena followed an approach to logic that had been pioneered by Alcuin, who looked back to Augustine and Boethius — one which centred around the ten Categories and their use as a way of deﬁning the relations between God and created things.