Programming in modal logic: An extension of PROLOG based on modal logic

  • Yasubumi Sakakibara
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 264)


In this paper, we will attempt to give a procedural interpretation to modal logic. Modal logic is used as a programming language and then its procedural interpretation defines a computational procedure for the language. This is done within the framework of logic programming and is one of extensions of PROLOG based on modal logic. Further, we will demonstrate some advantages of the extension such as modurality, hierarchy or structure of logic programs.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasubumi Sakakibara
    • 1
  1. 1.Fujitsu Ltd.IIAS-SISShizuokaJapan

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