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lambdaProlog(QS): Functional Spatial Reasoning in Higher Order Logic Programming (Short Paper)

Authors Beidi Li, Mehul Bhatt, Carl Schultz



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Beidi Li
  • Department of Engineering, Aarhus University, DK
Mehul Bhatt
  • School of Science and Technology, Örebro University, Sweden
Carl Schultz
  • DIGIT, Aarhus University, DK

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Beidi Li, Mehul Bhatt, and Carl Schultz. lambdaProlog(QS): Functional Spatial Reasoning in Higher Order Logic Programming (Short Paper). In 14th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT 2019). Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs), Volume 142, pp. 26:1-26:8, Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik (2019)
https://doi.org/10.4230/LIPIcs.COSIT.2019.26

Abstract

We present a framework and proof-of-concept implementation for functional spatial reasoning within high-order logic programming. The developed approach extends lambdaProlog to support reasoning over spatial variables via Constraint Handling Rules. We implement our approach within Embeddable lambdaProlog Interpreter (ELPI) and demonstrate key features from combined reasoning over spatial functions and relations. The reported research is an ongoing development of the declarative spatial reasoning paradigm.

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  • Computing methodologies → Spatial and physical reasoning
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  • Spatial reasoning
  • Functional logic programming
  • Lambda-Prolog

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