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    Proof Normalization Modulo.Gilles Dowek & Benjamin Werner - 2003 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 68 (4):1289-1316.
    We define a generic notion of cut that applies to many first-order theories. We prove a generic cut elimination theorem showing that the cut elimination property holds for all theories having a so-called pre-model. As a corollary, we retrieve cut elimination for several axiomatic theories, including Church's simple type theory.
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    A Simple Proof That Super-Consistency Implies Cut Elimination.Gilles Dowek & Olivier Hermant - 2012 - Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 53 (4):439-456.
    We give a simple and direct proof that super-consistency implies the cut-elimination property in deduction modulo. This proof can be seen as a simplification of the proof that super-consistency implies proof normalization. It also takes ideas from the semantic proofs of cut elimination that proceed by proving the completeness of the cut-free calculus. As an application, we compare our work with the cut-elimination theorems in higher-order logic that involve V-complexes.
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    Third Order Matching is Decidable.Gilles Dowek - 1994 - Annals of Pure and Applied Logic 69 (2-3):135-155.
    The higher order matching problem is the problem of determining whether a term is an instance of another in the simply typed [lgr]-calculus, i.e. to solve the equation a = b where a and b are simply typed [lgr]-terms and b is ground. The decidability of this problem is still open. We prove the decidability of the particular case in which the variables occuring in the problem are at most third order.
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    Permissive Nominal Terms and Their Unification: An Infinite, Co-Infinite Approach to Nominal Techniques (Vol 8, Pg 769, 2010). [REVIEW]Gilles Dowek, Murdoch J. Gabbay & Dominic Mulligan - 2012 - Logic Journal of the IGPL 20 (1):769-822.
    Nominal terms extend first-order terms with binding. They lack some properties of first- and higher-order terms: Terms must be reasoned about in a context of ‘freshness assumptions’; it is not always possible to ‘choose a fresh variable symbol’ for a nominal term; it is not always possible to ‘α-convert a bound variable symbol’ or to ‘quotient by α-equivalence’; the notion of unifier is not based just on substitution. Permissive nominal terms closely resemble nominal terms but they recover these properties, and (...)
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    Axioms Vs. Rewrite Rules: From Completeness to Cut Elimination.Gilles Dowek - 2000 - In Dov M. Gabbay & Maarten de Rijke (eds.), Frontiers of Combining Systems. Research Studies Press. pp. 62--72.
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    Les Origines de L'Informatique.Gilles Dowek - 2015 - Cahiers Philosophiques 2:7.
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  7. Ouro Preto (Minas Gerais), Brazil July 29–August 1, 2003.France Xii, Marcelo Coniglio, Gilles Dowek, Jouko Väänanen, Renata Wassermann, Eric Allender, Jean-Baptiste Joinet & Dale Miller - 2004 - Bulletin of Symbolic Logic 10 (2).