Abstract: What can I say? This is a good introductory through advanced book on programming in Prolog. Two of the authors are friends and colleagues of mine.
Keywords: book review, ai, programming, prolog computer program language, artificial intelligence.

Title: PROLOG Programming Techniques
Author: Michael A. Covington, Donald Nute, Andre Vellino
Publisher: Scott, Foresman and Company
Date Published: February 1988
ISBN: 0673186598
LOCN: QA76.73.P76C68 1988
Dewey: 005.13/3 19
Pages: 506
Bibliography: 91
Figures: 28
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Part I: The Prolog Language

Chapter 1: Introducing Prolog

Chapter 2: Constructing Prolog Programs

Chapter 3: Computation and Data Structures

Chapter 4: Expressing Procedural Algorithms

Chapter 5: Communicating with the User

Chapter 6: Prolog as Its Own Metalanguage

Chapter 7: Additional Techniques

Part II: Artificial Intelligence Applications

Chapter 8: Artificial Intelligence and the Search for Solutions

Chapter 9: Simple Expert Systems

Chapter 10: Expert Systems and Uncertainty

Chapter 11: Two Inference Engines

Chapter 12: The Logical Basis for Prolog

Chapter 13: Natural Language Processing

Appendix A: Special Features of Arity Prolog

Appendix B: Turbo Prolog

Appendix C: Using a Prolog Debugger


Author:        Covington, Michael A., 1957-
Title:         Prolog programming in depth / Michael A.
                  Covington, Donald Nute, André Vellino.
Published:     Glenview, Ill. : Scott, Foresman, c1988.
Description:   xiv, 506 p. ; ill. ; 24 cm.
LC Call No.:   QA76.73.P76C68 1988
Dewey No.:     005.13/3 19
ISBN:          0673186598 (soft) : $24.95
Notes:         Bibliography: p. 494-498.
               Includes index.
Subjects:      Prolog (Computer program language)
Other authors: Nute, Donald, 1947-
               Vellino, André.
Control No.:   87028765 //r912


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