# Logic Programming with Prolog

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About *Logic Programming with Prolog:*

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Logic programming takes proof theory as the model of computation. A logic program is a set of axioms, a logic interpreter implements a deduction mechanism based on some inference rules, and the object of a computation is to determine which conclusions follow (or whether a particular statement of interest follows) from the axioms and the inference rules.

Historically, logic programming is linked with the language Prolog, developed in the early 1970s from research in natural-language processing. Although still the only language of its kind, Prolog must be viewed as a TOOL - a practical, working implementations of the concepts behind logic programming. Because it introduces certain impurities, we must carefully distinguish between Prolog the language and logic programming the concept.

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Logic programming takes proof theory as the model of computation. A logic program is a set of axioms, a logic interpreter implements a deduction mechanism based on some inference rules, and the object of a computation is to determine which conclusions follow (or whether a particular statement of interest follows) from the axioms and the inference rules.

Historically, logic programming is linked with the language Prolog, developed in the early 1970s from research in natural-language processing. Although still the only language of its kind, Prolog must be viewed as a TOOL - a practical, working implementations of the concepts behind logic programming. Because it introduces certain impurities, we must carefully distinguish between Prolog the language and logic programming the concept.

Thanks to S. Connoly for providing this excellent resource to BookGoldMine.com