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The aim of this paper is to announce the release of a novel system for abstract argumentation which is based on decomposition and dynamic programming. We provide first experimental evaluations to show the feasibility of this approach.
In this work, we propose Answer-Set Programming (ASP) as a tool for rapid prototyping of dynamic programming algorithms based on tree decompositions. In fact, many such algorithms have been designed, but only a few of them found their way into implementation. The main obstacle is the lack of easy-to-use systems which (i) take care of building a tree… (More)
A promising approach to tackle intractable problems is given by combining decomposition methods with dynamic programming algorithms. One such decomposition concept is tree decomposition. In this paper, we provide a new algorithm using this combined approach for solving reasoning problems in propositional answer set programming.
Answer set programming (ASP) is a well-established logic programming language that offers an intuitive, declarative syntax for problem solving. In its traditional application, a fixed ASP program for a given problem is designed and the actual instance of the problem is fed into the program as a set of facts This approach typically results in programs with… (More)
We study the complexity of conjunctive query answering under (weakly-)(frontier-)guarded disjunctive existential rules, i.e., existential rules extended with disjunction, and their main subclasses, linear rules and inclusion dependencies (IDs). Our main result states that conjunctive query answering under a fixed set of disjunctive IDs is 2EXPTIME-hard.… (More)
Ontology-based data access is an emerging yet powerful technology that allows to enhance a classical relational database with an ontology in order to infer new intensional knowledge. Recently, Datalog+/was introduced with the purpose of providing tractable reasoning algorithms for expressive ontology languages. In this framework, Datalog is extended by… (More)
A promising approach to tackle intractable problems is given by a combination of decomposition methods with dynamic algorithms. One such decomposition concept is tree decomposition. However, several heuristics for obtaining a tree decomposition exist and, moreover, also the subsequent dynamic algorithm can be laid out differently. In this paper, we provide… (More)
We present a novel system for propositional Answer-Set Programming (ASP). This system, called dynASP, is based on dynamic programming and thus significantly differs from standard ASP-solvers which implement techniques stemming from SAT or CSP.
In this paper we present a novel method for preprocessing complex non-ground rules in answer set programming (ASP). Using a well-known result from the area of conjunctive query evaluation, we apply hypertree decomposition to ASP rules in order to make the structure of rules more explicit to grounders. In particular, the decomposition of rules reduces the… (More)
Parameterized algorithms are a way to solve hard problems more efficiently, given that a specific parameter of the input is small. In this paper, we apply this idea to the field of answer set programming (ASP). To this end, we propose two kinds of graph representations of programs to exploit their treewidth as a parameter. Treewidth roughly measures to… (More)