Definitions in Answer Set Programming

  • Selim T. Erdoğan
  • Vladimir Lifschitz
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2916)


The work described here is motivated by our interest in the methodology of answer set programming (ASP). The idea of ASP is to solve a problem by writing a logic program the answer sets of which correspond to solutions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Selim T. Erdoğan
    • 1
  • Vladimir Lifschitz
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer SciencesUniversity of TexasAustinUSA

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