On implementing Prolog in functional programming

@article{Carlsson1984OnIP,
  title={On implementing Prolog in functional programming},
  author={Mats Carlsson},
  journal={New Generation Computing},
  year={1984},
  volume={2},
  pages={347-359}
}
This report surveys techniques for implementing the programming language Prolog. It focuses on explaining the procedural semantics of the language in terms of functional programming constructs. The techniquessuccess continuations andproof streams are introduced, and it is shown how Horn clause interpreters can be built upon them. Continuations are well known from denotational semantics theory, in this paper it is shown that they are viable constructs in actual programs. Other issues include… CONTINUE READING

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