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Hájek Petr

Prof., RNDr., DrSc.
Born February 6, 1940 in Prague, † December 26, 2016

  • Mathematical logic
  • Member of Learned Society since 1996

Educational and professional preparation:

  • 1962, graduated, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, thesis on algebra;
  • 1965, post-graduate student, Institute of Mathematics of the CSAS (mathematical logic, PhD. thesis on set theory);
  • 1990, CSc. and DrSc.;
  • 1993, Associate Professor, CU;
  • 1994-present, Honorary Professor, Technical University, Vienna;
  • 1997, Professor, CU

Employment and academic positions:

  • Till 1992, Institute of Mathematics CSAS/AS CR (last period as head scientific worker)
  • 1992-2000, Director, Institute of Computer Science, AS CR (now senior scientific worker there)

Membership in domestic scientific bodies:

  • Member, Accreditation Commission, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports CR
  • Member, Council for Sciences, AS CR

Membership and positions in selected international organizations and societies:

  • Member, Association for Symbolic Logic (twice member of Council)
  • 1995-1999, First Vice-President, International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science, Division of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science
  • 1999-2003, President, Kurt Gödel Society
  • Member, editorial boards, Czechoslovak Mathematical Journal, Studia Logica, Archive for Mathematical Logic, Soft Computing, Fundamenta Informaticae

Selected publications:

  • Vopěnka P., Hájek P.: The theory of semisets. North-Holland Publ. Comp. 1972, 332 pp.
  • Hájek P., Havránek T., Chytil M.: Metoda GUHA – automatická tvorba hypotéz. (GUHA Method - automatic hypothesis formation), Academia, Prague 1983, 316 pp.
  • Hájek P., Havránek T.: Mechanizing hypothesis formation (mathematical foundations for a general theory), Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg-New York, 1978, 398 pp.
  • Hájek P., Pudlák P.: Metamathematics of first-order arithmetic, Springer-Verlag 1993, 460 pp.
  • Hájek P., Havránek T., Jiroušek R.: Processing uncertain information in expert systems, C.R.C. Press (USA) 1992, 285 pp.
  • Hájek P.: Metamathematics of Fuzzy Logic. Kluwer 1998, 297 pp.