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System description: Proof planning in higher-order logic with λClam

  • Julian Richardson
  • Alan Smaill
  • Ian Green
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1421)

Abstract

This system description outlines the λClam system for proof planning in higher-order logic. The usefulness and feasibility of applying higher-order proof planning to a number of types of problem is outlined, in particular the synthesis and verification of software and hardware systems. The use of a higher-order metatheory overcomes problems encountered in Clam because of its inability to reason properly about higher-order objects. λClam is written in λProlog.

Keywords

Logic Program System Description Hardware System Inductive Proof Automate Deduction 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Julian Richardson
    • 1
  • Alan Smaill
    • 1
  • Ian Green
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Artificial IntelligenceEdinburgh UniversityScotland

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