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Notation as a Tool of Thought

The 1979 Turing Award lecture makes the rounds, I am not sure but I think this is something some of you absolutely want to study.

The importance of nomenclature, notation, and language as tools
of thought has long been recognized. […]
Mathematical notation provides perhaps the best-known and bestdeveloped example of language used consciously as a tool of thought.


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