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Abstract

This article is the first in a series formalizing some results in my joint work with Prof. Joanna Golinska-Pilarek ([12] and [13]) concerning a logic proposed by Prof. Andrzej Grzegorczyk ([14]).

We present some mathematical folklore about representing formulas in “Polish notation”, that is, with operators of fixed arity prepended to their arguments. This notation, which was published by Jan Łukasiewicz in [15], eliminates the need for parentheses and is generally well suited for rigorous reasoning about syntactic properties of formulas.

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