Difference between revisions of "Boolean value"

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A '''Boolean value''' is either [[true]] or [[false]]. These are the basic truth values, from which all others are deviations. The concept is named after [[George Boole]], the father of logical truths, who extended the idea of Boolean values to that of the [[Boolean algebra]], a generalized setting for working with truth values.
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In [[computer science]], a Boolean value is one of the primitive [[data type]]s. It is most commonly used in <code>if</code> clauses for decision procedures in programming. In computer science, "true" corresponds to 1 and "false" corresponds to 0.
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