algebra of relations

Definition of algebra of relations

: a branch of symbolic logic dealing with relations analogously to the manner in which classes are dealt with in the algebra of classes

called also calculus of relations

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1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Algebra of relations.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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