An Introduction to Partial Deduction

@inproceedings{Komorowski1992AnIT,
  title={An Introduction to Partial Deduction},
  author={Jan Komorowski},
  booktitle={META},
  year={1992}
}
After several years of neglect, the importance of partial deduction (previously, partial evaluation in logic programming) as an omnipresent principle in Logic Programming, and to a certain degree in computing in general, is being recognized. This article provides a systematic introduction to partial deduction, its applications and open problems. Starting from an informal and intuitive presentation, the fundamental notions such as correctness and completeness are discussed. A selection of… 

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