Applying Logic Programming to knowledge discovery on the Internet

  • Cheng Xi
  • Feng Gang
  • Hou Yin-Bin
Software Engineering Method and Technology


LP (Logic Programming) has been successfully applied to knowledge discovery in many fields. The execution of the LP is based on the evaluation of the first order predicate. Usually the information involved in the predicates are local and homogenous, thus the evaluation process is relatively simple. However, the evaluation process become much more complicated when applied to KDD on the Internet where the information involved in the predicates maybe heterogeneous and distributed over many different sits. Therefor, we try to attack the problem in a multi-agent system’s framework so that the logic program can be written in a site-independent style and deal easily with heterogeneous represented information.

Key words

logic programming knowledge discovery internet 

CLC number

TP 182 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cheng Xi
    • 1
  • Feng Gang
    • 1
  • Hou Yin-Bin
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Computer Information and TechnologyXi’an Jiaotong UniversityXi’anChina

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