Nieva Soto, Susana and Leach Albert, Javier
(2001)
*A higher-order logic programming language with constraints.*
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2024
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pp. 108-122.
ISSN 0302-9743

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## Abstract

We present a framework for the combination of Constraint Logic Programming (tiCLP) and higher-order Hereditary Harrop Formulas (tihoHH). Our aim is to improve the expressiveness of traditional Logic Programming with the benefits of both fields: tiCLP and tihoHH. The result is denoted higher-order Hereditary Harrop Formulas with Constraints (hoHH(C)). The syntax of hoHH is introduced using lambda-terms and is enriched with a basic constraint system. Then an intuitionistic sequent calculus is defined for this combined logic, that preserves the property of an abstract logic programming language. In addition, a sound and complete procedure for goal solving is presented as a transformation system that explains the operational semantics.

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Additional Information: | The authors have been partially supported by the Spanish National Project TIC 98-0445-C03-02 TREND. |

Subjects: | Sciences > Computer science > Programming languages (Electronic computers) |

ID Code: | 17203 |

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