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Nested resolution

  • Jonathan Traugott
Special Deduction Systems
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 230)

Abstract

In this paper we introduce nested resolution, a new nonclausal resolution rule which offers shorter proofs than are possible using conventional nonclausal resolution. Nested resolution also has a local flavor that makes it particularly suitable for parallel implementation. Completeness and soundness proofs are given.

Keywords

Parallel Implementation Conjunctive Normal Form Ground Instance Original Rule Ground Resolution 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonathan Traugott
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  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentStanford UniversityUSA

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