In this tutorial, we will guide you through the principles of using first-order logic (FOL) and set theory. We assume you have a basic knowledge of propositional logic. During the tutorial, we also explain the language used in the tool
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Many languages exist to model the structure of data. Well-known examples include Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) by Chen, UML class diagrams and the Object-Role Modeling (ORM) language. Each notation has its own graphical notation. To model constraints additional languages are required.
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