[FOM] The QED Manifesto today

Harvey Friedman friedman at math.ohio-state.edu
Fri Jan 23 07:41:50 EST 2009

Here are some interesting and useful references you may want to look at:

H. Barendregt & F. Wiedijk, "The Challenge of Computer Mathematics",  
Transactions A of the Royal Society 363 no. 1835, 2351-2375, 2005

Notices of the AMS Volume 55, Number 11

A formally verified proof of the prime number theorem
Jeremy Avigad, Kevin Donnelly, David Gray, and Paul Raff, ACM  
Transactions on Computational Logic, 9(1:2):1-23, 2007


Harvey Friedman

On Jan 22, 2009, at 4:48 AM, Arnold Neumaier wrote:

> The QED project for formalizing all of mathematics,
>       http://www-unix.mcs.anl.gov/qed/
> is dead for over a decade. But what happened to the spirit of
> the project? Who works today towards the goals expressed in the
> QED manifesto,
>       http://www.rbjones.com/rbjpub/logic/qedres00.htm
> and how?
> I'd like to ask for your personal opinion on which form such a
> project could/should take when started now.
> I'd also appreciate to get pointers (web sites, pdf, ps) to
>    - people currently active in this direction,
>    - past and current projects towards realizing partial goals,
>    - important papers covering the current state of affairs.
> Arnold Neumaier
> http://www.mat.univie.ac.at/~neum/

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