On Using Mode Input-output for Transforming Logic Programs
This paper discusses the transformation of logic programs by using mode input-output. We consider a system based on the Unfold/Fold transformations. First we introduce a notion of well-moded clause and well-moded definite program. We prove that under certain conditions the application of the Unfold/Fold transformations preserves the notion of well-modedness. We also define a transformation of a definite program into term rewriting system and we establish the correctness of this transformation.
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