Truth table
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A truth table is a tabular array that illustrates the computation of a logical function, that is, a function of the form where is a nonnegative integer and is the domain of logical values The names of the logical values, or truth values, are commonly abbreviated in accord with the equations and
In many applications it is usual to represent a truth function by a boolean function, that is, a function of the form where is a nonnegative integer and is the boolean domain In most applications is represented by and is represented by but the opposite representation is also possible, depending on the overall representation of truth functions as boolean functions. The remainder of this article assumes the usual representation, taking the equations and for granted.
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Logical negation
Logical negation is an operation on one logical value, typically the value of a proposition, that produces a value of true when its operand is false and a value of false when its operand is true.
The truth table of also written appears below:
The negation of a proposition may be found notated in various ways in various contexts of application, often merely for typographical convenience. Among these variants are the following:
bar  
tilde  
prime complement  
bang 
Logical conjunction
Logical conjunction is an operation on two logical values, typically the values of two propositions, that produces a value of true if and only if both of its operands are true.
The truth table of also written or appears below:
Logical disjunction
Logical disjunction, also called logical alternation, is an operation on two logical values, typically the values of two propositions, that produces a value of false if and only if both of its operands are false.
The truth table of also written appears below:
Logical equality
Logical equality is an operation on two logical values, typically the values of two propositions, that produces a value of true if and only if both operands are false or both operands are true.
The truth table of also written or appears below:
Exclusive disjunction
Exclusive disjunction, also known as logical inequality or symmetric difference, is an operation on two logical values, typically the values of two propositions, that produces a value of true just in case exactly one of its operands is true.
The truth table of also written or appears below:
The following equivalents may then be deduced:

Logical implication
The logical implication relation and the material conditional function are both associated with an operation on two logical values, typically the values of two propositions, that produces a value of false if and only if the first operand is true and the second operand is false.
The truth table associated with the material conditional symbolized and the logical implication symbolized appears below:
Logical NAND
The logical NAND is an operation on two logical values, typically the values of two propositions, that produces a value of false if and only if both of its operands are true. In other words, it produces a value of true if and only if at least one of its operands is false.
The truth table of also written or appears below:
Logical NNOR
The logical NNOR (“Neither Nor”) is an operation on two logical values, typically the values of two propositions, that produces a value of true if and only if both of its operands are false. In other words, it produces a value of false if and only if at least one of its operands is true.
The truth table of also written appears below:
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