Rewriting as a Unified Specification Tool for Logic and Control: The ELAN Language

Peter Borovansky 1 Claude Kirchner Hélène Kirchner
1 PROTHEO - Constraints, automatic deduction and software properties proofs
INRIA Lorraine, LORIA - Laboratoire Lorrain de Recherche en Informatique et ses Applications
Abstract : We have introduced computational systems as the notion of rewriting directed by user defined strategies. This provides a semantics for \elan, an environment dedicated to prototype, experiment and study the combination of different deduction systems for constraint solving, theorem proving and logic programming paradigms. Formally, a computational system can be represented as a rewrite theory in rewriting logic together with a notion of strategy to select relevant computations. We show how conveniently the strategies can also be specified using again computational systems. Several non-trivial exemples of strategy description are described including a search space library and its use for solving problems like game winning strategies.
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Peter Borovansky, Claude Kirchner, Hélène Kirchner. Rewriting as a Unified Specification Tool for Logic and Control: The ELAN Language. Second International Workshop on the Theory and Practice of Algebraic Specifications, 1998, Amsterdam, N.L., 10 p. ⟨inria-00098626⟩

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