Nominal logic programming

@article{Cheney2008NominalLP,
  title={Nominal logic programming},
  author={James Cheney and Christian Urban},
  journal={ACM Trans. Program. Lang. Syst.},
  year={2008},
  volume={30},
  pages={26:1-26:47}
}
Nominal logic is an extension of first-order logic which provides a simple foundation for formalizing and reasoning about abstract syntax modulo consistent renaming of bound names (that is, α-equivalence). This article investigates logic programming based on nominal logic. We describe some typical nominal logic programs, and develop the model-theoretic, proof-theoretic, and operational semantics of such programs. Besides being of interest for ensuring the correct behavior of implementations… CONTINUE READING
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