Polish-notation meaning

A method for expressing a sequence of calculations developed by the Polish logician Jan Lukasiewicz in 1929. For example, A(B+C) would be expressed as* A + B C. In reverse Polish notation, it would be A B C + *.
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(arithmetic, logic) A notation for arithmetic (logical) formulae in which operations (respectively, quantifiers and operands) are written immediately before their operands, used to avoid the need for parentheses; for example, 3 * (4 + 7) is written as * 3 + 4 7 and A AND B is written as AND A B.
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Origin of polish-notation

  • After the nationality of the logician Jan Łukasiewicz

    From Wiktionary