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Hiord: A Type-Free Higher-Order Logic Programming Language with Predicate Abstraction

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3321)

Abstract

A new formalism, called Hiord, for defining type-free higher-order logic programming languages with predicate abstraction is introduced. A model theory, based on partial combinatory algebras, is presented, with respect to which the formalism is shown sound. A programming language built on a subset of Hiord, and its implementation are discussed. A new proposal for defining modules in this framework is considered, along with several examples.

Keywords

Logic Program Logic Programming Atomic Formula Abstract Syntax Horn Clause 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Technical University of MadridSpain
  2. 2.University of New MexicoUSA
  3. 3.Wesleyan UniversityUSA

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