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Title: Art of Prolog: Advanced Programming Techniques, Second Edition
Author: Leon S. Sterling, Ehud Y. Shapiro
Foreword: David H.D. Warren
Publisher: M I T Press
Date Published: March 1994
ISBN: 0262193388
LOCN: QA76.73.P76S74 1994
Dewey: 005.13/3 20
Pages: 427 (previous edition)
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Contents of the 1986 edition follows. The latest edition is not yet on hand.

Part I: Logic Programs

Chapter 1: Basic Constructs

Chapter 2: Database Programming

Chapter 3: Recursive Programming

Chapter 4: The Computational Model of Logic Programs

Chapter 5: Theory of Logic Programs

Part II: The Prolog Language

Chapter 6: Pure Prolog

Chapter 7: Programming in Pure Prolog

Chapter 8: Arithmetic

Chapter 9: Structure Inspection

Chapter 10: Meta-Logical Predicates

Chapter 11: Cuts and Negation

Chapter 12: Extra-Logical Predicates

Chapter 13: Pragmatics

Part III: Advanced Prolog Programming Techniques

Chapter 14: Nondeterministic Programming

Chapter 15: Incomplete Data Structures

Chapter 16: Parsing with Definite Clause Grammars

Chapter 17: Second-Order Programming

Chapter 18: Search Techniques

Chapter 19: Meta-Interpreters

Part IV: Applications

Chapter 20: Game-Playing Programs

Chapter 21: A Credit Evaluation Expert System

Chapter 22: An Equation Solver

Chapter 23: A Compiler



Author:        Sterling, Leon.
Title:         The art of Prolog : advanced programming
                  techniques / Leon Sterling, Ehud Shapiro ; with a foreword by
                  David H.D. Warren.
Edition:       2nd ed.
Published:     Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c1994.
Description:   xxxix, 509 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:        Logic programming
LC Call No.:   QA76.73.P76S74 1994
Dewey No.:     005.13/3 20
ISBN:          0262193388
Notes:         Includes bibliographical references (p.
                  [483]-495) and index.
Subjects:      Prolog (Computer program language)
Other authors: Shapiro, Ehud Y.
Control No.:   93049494 


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