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George boole

  1. 1. George Boole* A man born out of his time. * according to Googgle
  2. 2. George Boole <ul><li>Who was he? </li></ul><ul><li>What is he known for? </li></ul><ul><li>Why is he important? </li></ul>
  3. 3. George Boole <ul><li>George the son of a wealthy Connecticut industrialist Winthom Boole was born in 1815 </li></ul><ul><li>In 1847 at age 32 young George, while trying to discover a new packing solution for moving nitroglycerin that was used in blasting applications developed a gelatinous substance. </li></ul><ul><li>George called this substance Bool-o </li></ul>
  4. 4. George Boole <ul><li>The serendipitous discovery was that this gelatin was edible and became very popular in gold rush mining camps out west as a treat at dinner time </li></ul><ul><li>The formula for Bool-o was later purchased by Kraft foods and became the popular desert, Jello </li></ul>
  5. 5. Just kidding! <ul><li>George Boole really was a British born Mathematician. </li></ul><ul><li>He developed a type of math that uses logical operators such as, </li></ul><ul><li>AND, NOT, OR </li></ul>
  6. 6. Boolean Logic <ul><li>How can Boolean logic help us search the internet effectively? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Glad you asked! <ul><li>Lets play a game </li></ul>
  8. 8. George Boole says <ul><li>Everyone Stand </li></ul>
  9. 9. George Boole says <ul><li>I am looking for a student who is </li></ul><ul><li>Wearing Jeans </li></ul>
  10. 10. Look around what do you see?
  11. 11. George Boole says <ul><li>I am looking for a student who is </li></ul><ul><li>Wearing Jeans AND Glasses </li></ul>
  12. 12. Look around Did this include or exclude?
  13. 13. George Boole says <ul><li>I am looking for a student who is </li></ul><ul><li>Wearing Jeans AND Female </li></ul>
  14. 14. George Boole says <ul><li>I am looking for a student who is </li></ul><ul><li>Wearing Jeans AND Female NOT Wearing Glasses </li></ul>
  15. 15. Who meets all The Criteria?
  16. 16. George Boole says <ul><li>I am looking for a student who is </li></ul><ul><li>Wearing Jeans AND Female NOT Wearing Glasses OR Contacts </li></ul>
  17. 17. Look around Did this include or exclude?
  18. 18. All slides and content created by Brad Foltz 2010 *Googgle is a fictitious search engine.

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