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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2015     Views: 13

Boolean is a form of logic used in computer searching.

"Boolean operators are a fundamental component of a kind of algebra called Boolean Logic. Named after 19th century English mathematician George Boole, Boolean Logic boils down all values to one of two states: true or false."

"Boolean Operator." Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce. Ed. Jane A. Malonis. Vol. 1. Detroit: Gale, 2002. 75. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 17 June 2013.

Common Boolean operator's are "and",  "or",   and "not". Theses are frequently used when searching databases with keywords.

Examples: Boolean Operators