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A Language for Multi-dimensional Updates

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A Language for Multi-dimensional Updates
Dynamic Logic Programming (DLP) was introduced to deal with knowledge about changing worlds, by assigning semantics to sequences of generalized logic programs, each of which represents a state of the world. These states permit the representation, not only of time, but also of specificity, strength of updating instance, hierarchical position of the knowledge source, etc. Subsequently, the Language of Updates LUPS was introduced to allow for the association, with each state, of a set of transition rules. It thereby provides for an interleaving sequence of states and transition rules within an integrated declarative framework. DLP (and LUPS), because defined only for a linear sequence of states, cannot deal simultaneously with more than a single dimension (e.g. time, hierarchies,...). To overcome this limitation, Multi-dimensional Dynamic Logic Programming (MDLP) was therefore introduced, so as to make it possible to organize states into arbitrary acyclic digraphs (DAGs). In this paper we...
João Alexandre Leite, José Jú
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Type Journal
Year 2002
Where ENTCS
Authors João Alexandre Leite, José Júlio Alferes, Luís Moniz Pereira, Halina Przymusinska, Teodor C. Przymusinski
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