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Prolog Programming A First Course

Paul Brna

Abstract:

The course for which these notes are designed is intended for undergraduate students who have some programming experience and may even have written a few programs in Prolog. They are not assumed to have had any formal course in either propositional or predicate logic.

At the end of the course, the students should have enough familiarity with Prolog to be able to pursue any undergraduate course which makes use of Prolog.

This is a rather ambitious undertaking for a course of only twelve lectures so the lectures are supplemented with exercises and small practical projects wherever possible.

The Prolog implementation used is SICStus Prolog which is closely modelled on Quintus Prolog (SICS is the Swedish Institute of Computer Science). The reference manual should also be available for consultation [SICStus, 1988]. © Paul Brna 1988





Paul Brna
Mon May 24 20:14:48 BST 1999