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Update programs versus revision programs

  • N. Bidoit
  • S. Maabout
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1216)

Abstract

This paper presents an update rule language whose semantics is defined using a slight modification of the well founded semantics. This language is compared with revision programs proposed by Marek and Truszczynski in [MT95, MT94]. The relationships existing between revised databases and updated databases extend those previously established between stable and well founded models.

Keywords

update programs revision programs well founded semantics stable semantics partial databases 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Bidoit
    • 1
  • S. Maabout
    • 1
  1. 1.LIPN. CNRS URA1507Université de ParisVilletaneuseFrance

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