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Deciding the Word Problem in the Union of Equational Theories Sharing Constructors

  • Franz Baader
  • Cesare Tinelli
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1631)

Abstract

The main contribution of this paper is a new method for combining decision procedures for the word problem in equational the- ories sharing “constructors.” The notion of constructors adopted in this paper has a nice algebraic definition and is more general than a related notion introduced in previous work on the combination problem.

Keywords

Normal Form Word Problem Decision Procedure Equational Theory Free Algebra 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Franz Baader
    • 1
  • Cesare Tinelli
    • 2
  1. 1.LuFg Theoretical Computer ScienceRWTH AachenAachenGermany
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA

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