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Thinking as ComputationA First Course$
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Hector J. Levesque

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780262016995

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262016995.001.0001

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The Prolog Language

The Prolog Language

(p.41) 3 The Prolog Language
Thinking as Computation

Levesque Hector J.

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This chapter explains how to write computer programs in a language called Prolog. The first section examines the makeup of Prolog programs in detail. The second section does the same for Prolog queries, which are used to run Prolog programs. The third section reexamines the back-chaining procedure that Prolog uses.

Keywords:   computer programming, programming language, Prolog programs, queries, back-chaining

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