1. Introduction; 2. N-systems and H-systems; 3. Gentzen systems; 4. Cut elimination with applications; 5. Bounds and permutations; 6. Normalization for natural deduction; 7. Resolution; 8. Categorical logic; 9. Modal and linear logic; 10. Proof theory of arithmetic; 11. Second-order logic; Solutions to selected exercises. Bibliography; Symbols and notation; Index.
Introduction to proof theory and its applications in mathematical logic, theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence.
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