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Confluence of Conditional Rewriting Modulo

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Salvador Lucas
  • DSIC & VRAIN, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain

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I thank the anonymous referees for their helpful remarks.

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Salvador Lucas. Confluence of Conditional Rewriting Modulo. In 32nd EACSL Annual Conference on Computer Science Logic (CSL 2024). Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs), Volume 288, pp. 37:1-37:21, Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik (2024)
https://doi.org/10.4230/LIPIcs.CSL.2024.37

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We investigate confluence of rewriting with Equational Generalized Term Rewriting Systems R, consisting of Horn clauses, some of them defining conditional equations s = t ⇐ c and rewriting rules 𝓁 → r ⇐ c. In both cases, c is a sequence of atoms, possibly defined by using additional Horn clauses. Such systems include Equational Term Rewriting Systems and (join, oriented, and semi-equational) Conditional Term Rewriting Systems. A set of equations E defines an equivalence =_E and quotient set T(F,X)/=_E of terms, where reductions s →_{R/E}t using rules in R occur. For such systems, we obtain a finite set of conditional pairs π, which can be viewed as logical sentences, to prove and disprove confluence of →_{R/E} by (dis)proving joinability of such conditional pairs π.

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  • Theory of computation → Automated reasoning
  • Theory of computation → Logic and verification
  • Theory of computation → Equational logic and rewriting
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  • Conditional rewriting
  • Confluence
  • Program analysis

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