adjective Date: 1934 1. multiple-valued 2. possessing more than the customary two truth-values of truth and falsehood

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  • many-valued — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: translation of German mehrwertig : having, demanding, or satisfied by three or more values many valued logics see truth value II. ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • many-valued — /men ee val yoohd/, adj. Math. (of a function) having the property that some elements in the domain have more than one image point; multiple valued. Cf. single valued. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • Many-valued logic — In logic, a many valued logic (also multi or multiple valued logic) is a propositional calculus in which there are more than two truth values. Traditionally, in Aristotle s logical calculus, there were only two possible values (i.e., true and… …   Wikipedia

  • many-valued logic — daugiareikšmė logika statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. many valued logic; multiple valued logic; multivalued logic vok. mehrdeutige Logik, f; mehrstellige Logik, f; mehrwertige Logik, f rus. многозначная логика, f pranc. logique… …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • many-valued function — daugiareikšmė funkcija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. many valued function; multiple valued function; multivalent function vok. mehrdeutige Funktion, f; mehrwertige Funktion, f rus. многозначная функция, f pranc. fonction multiforme …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • many-valued logic — A logic that acknowledges more than the two classical truth values of truth and falsity. Intermediate values may be motivated by the demands of vagueness, of avoiding the logical paradoxes, and of avoiding the view that future contingent… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • many valued function — function in which an image has many different sources …   English contemporary dictionary

  • logic, many-valued — Formal system in which the well formed formulae are interpreted as being able to take on values other than the two classical values of truth or falsity. The number of values possible for well formed formulae in systems of many valued logic ranges …   Universalium

  • Many-minds interpretation — The many minds interpretation of quantum mechanics extends the many worlds interpretation by proposing that the distinction between worlds should be made at the level of the mind of an individual observer. The concept was first introduced in 1970 …   Wikipedia

  • Valued policy — Policy Pol i*cy, n. [F. police; cf. Pr. polissia, Sp. p[ o]lizia, It. p[ o]lizza; of uncertain origin; cf. L. pollex thumb (as being used in pressing the seal), in LL. also, seal; or cf. LL. politicum, poleticum, polecticum, L. polyptychum,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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