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Affine geometry of collinearity and conditional term rewriting

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A geometrical figure is a relation on a finite set of points. Its properties can be expressed using equations between first order terms. A terminating and confluent conditional term rewriting system will prove some theorems of the affine geometry of collinearity. A narrowing-based unification algorithm will solve every system of geometrical equations in the language of affine geometry of collinearity.


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Balbiani, P., del Cerro, L.F. (1995). Affine geometry of collinearity and conditional term rewriting. In: Comon, H., Jounnaud, JP. (eds) Term Rewriting. TCS School 1993. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 909. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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