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Lindenbaum-algebraic semantics of logic programs

  • Gerd Wagner
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 619)

Abstract

We show how to obtain the Lindenbaum algebra of a logic program. In the case of a positive program it is simply a distributive lattice with a greatest element. We also investigate programs with strong negation which allow to represent and process explicit negative information. Although we have double negation elimination and the DeMorgan rules we do not obtain a DeMorgan algebra as the Lindenbaum algebra of a program with strong negation as one could have expected.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerd Wagner
    • 1
  1. 1.Gruppe Logik, Wissenstheorie und InformationFreie Universität BerlinDeutschland

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