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Logic Programming with Sets

  • Domenico Cantone
  • Eugenio Omodeo
  • Alberto Policriti
Part of the Monographs in Computer Science book series (MCS)

Abstract

The advantages ensuing from the availability of set data abstractions in a high-level programming language are widely recognized. In particular, sets can be used conveniently in languages for rapid software prototyping, where the speed of execution—although desirable—is not the most stringent requirement; and in problem-specification languages, where specifications are not even expected to be always executable. Highly representative languages which embody sets are Z [Spi88], SETL [SDDS86], and Gödel [HL94].

Keywords

Logic Program Logic Programming Execution Model Deductive Database System Predicate 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Domenico Cantone
    • 1
  • Eugenio Omodeo
    • 2
  • Alberto Policriti
    • 3
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Matematica e InformaticaUniversità di CataniaCataniaItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Matematica Pura e ApplicataUniversità di L’AquilaL’AquilaItaly
  3. 3.Dipartimento di Matematica e InformaticaUniversità degli Studi di UdineUdineItaly

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