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This new edition of The Art of Prolog contains a number of important changes. Most background sections at the end of each chapter have been updated to take account of important recent research results, the references have been greatly expanded, and more advanced exercises have been added which have been used successfully in teaching the course.Part II, The Prolog Language, has been modified to be compatible with the new Prolog standard, and the chapter on program development has been significantly altered: the predicates defined have been moved to more appropriate chapters, the section on efficiency has been moved to the considerably expanded chapter on cuts and negation, and a new section has been added on stepwise enhancement — a systematic way of constructing Prolog programs developed by Leon Sterling.All but one of the chapters in Part III, Advanced Prolog Programming Techniques, have been substantially changed, with some major rearrangements. A new chapter on interpreters describes a rule language and interpreter for expert systems, which better illustrates how Prolog should be used to construct expert systems. The chapter on program transformation is completely new and the chapter on logic grammars adds new material for recognizing simple languages, showing how grammars apply to more computer science examples.

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This second edition contains revised chapters taking into account recent research advances. More advanced exercises have been included, and "Part II The Prolog Language" has been modified to be compatible with the new Prolog standard. This is a graduate level text that can be used for self-study.

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This International Student Edition is not for sale in the U.S. and Canada.

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All but one of the chapters in Part III, Advanced Prolog Programming Techniques, have been substantially changed, with some major rearrangements. A new chapter on interpreters describes a rule language and interpreter for expert systems, which better illustrates how Prolog should be used to construct expert systems. The chapter on program transformation is completely new and the chapter on logic grammars adds new material for recognizing simple languages, showing how grammars apply to more computer science examples.

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Leon S. Sterling is Director of eResearch and Chair of Software Innovation and Engineering at the University of Melbourne. He is the coauthor of The Art of Prolog (second edition, MIT Press, 1994) and the editor of The Practice of Prolog (MIT Press, 1990).

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its one of the best books for learning logical programming
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ISBN:
9780262691635
Author:
Sterling, Leon
Publisher:
MIT Press (MA)
Author:
Shapiro, Ehud
Author:
Sterling, Leon S.
Author:
Shapiro, Ehud Y.
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Computer Science
Subject:
Personal Computers-General
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Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
second edition
Series:
Logic Programming The Art of Prolog
Publication Date:
19940331
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TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
30
Pages:
549
Dimensions:
8.9 x 7.8 x 1.1 in
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 549 pages MIT Press - English 9780262691635 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This second edition contains revised chapters taking into account recent research advances. More advanced exercises have been included, and "Part II The Prolog Language" has been modified to be compatible with the new Prolog standard. This is a graduate level text that can be used for self-study.
"Synopsis" by , This International Student Edition is not for sale in the U.S. and Canada.
"Synopsis" by , All but one of the chapters in Part III, Advanced Prolog Programming Techniques, have been substantially changed, with some major rearrangements. A new chapter on interpreters describes a rule language and interpreter for expert systems, which better illustrates how Prolog should be used to construct expert systems. The chapter on program transformation is completely new and the chapter on logic grammars adds new material for recognizing simple languages, showing how grammars apply to more computer science examples.
"Synopsis" by , Paperback edition not available in U.S. and Canada
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