Some articles on symbols, symbol:

Metalogic - Overview - Formal Language
... A formal language is an organized set of symbols the essential feature of which is that it can be precisely defined in terms of just the shapes and locations of those symbols ... A formal grammar determines which symbols and sets of symbols are formulas in a formal language ...
Estimated Sign - In Computer Software
... The "℮" symbol is assigned to position U+212E in Unicode letterlike symbols and can be invoked in various operating systems as per the table below Apple Macintosh in Character ... Microsoft Word U+212e or, use Insert Symbol, choose "Letterlike Symbols" the '℮' symbol is near the end of the second row ... In Special Characters, in first row of Letterlike Symbols TeX \textestimated (requires the textcomp package) Unicode U+212e ...
Commission On The Unification Of Pronunciation - Phonetic Symbols
... There were three main ideas of how the phonetic symbols should be Using certain complete Chinese characters to symbolize other characters of the same ... letters Supporters included Yang Zenghao and Liu Using non-existent symbols Supporters included Woo, Lu, Ma, Li, Xing, Wang Sui, Hu, Yang Qu, Gao, Chen, and Zheng ... The three groups discussed for two months and adopted 15 symbols from Zhang Binglin's all-Zhuanshu Jiyin Zimu (記音字母), which was the proposal by the Zhejiang Committee ...
Demian - Symbols - The God Abraxas
... The Gnostic deity Abraxas is used as a symbol throughout the text, idealizing the harmonious union of all that is good and evil in the world ... The symbol of Abraxas appears as a bird breaking free from an egg or a globe ...
Truth Function - Principle of Compositionality
... Instead of using truth tables, logical connective symbols can be interpreted by means of an interpretation function and a functionally complete set of truth-functions (Gamut 1991), as detailed by ... Thus if S is a sentence that is a string of symbols consisting of logical symbols representing logical connectives, and non-logical symbols, then if and only if I(v1)...I(vn) have been provided ... and required, S is true or false only under an interpretation of all its non-logical symbols ...

Famous quotes containing the word symbols:

    If the Americans, in addition to the eagle and the Stars and Stripes and the more unofficial symbols of bison, moose and Indian, should ever need another emblem, one which is friendly and pleasant, then I think they should choose the grapefruit. Or rather the half grapefruit, for this fruit only comes in halves, I believe. Practically speaking, it is always yellow, always just as fresh and well served. And it always comes at the same, still hopeful hour of the morning.
    Johan Huizinga (1872–1945)

    Children became an obsessive theme in Victorian culture at the same time that they were being exploited as never before. As the horrors of life multiplied for some children, the image of childhood was increasingly exalted. Children became the last symbols of purity in a world which was seen as increasingly ugly.
    C. John Sommerville (20th century)

    I do not deny that there may be other well-founded causes for the hatred which various classes feel toward politicians, but the main one seems to me that politicians are symbols of the fact that every class must take every other class into account.
    José Ortega Y Gasset (1883–1955)