Parallel Logic Programming: A Sequel

@article{Dovier2021ParallelLP,
  title={Parallel Logic Programming: A Sequel},
  author={Agostino Dovier and Andrea Formisano and Gopal Gupta and Manuel V. Hermenegildo and Enrico Pontelli and Ricardo Rocha},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2111.11218}
}
Multi-core and highly connected architectures have become ubiquitous, and this has brought renewed interest in language-based approaches to the exploitation of parallelism. Since its inception, logic programming has been recognized as a programming paradigm with great potential for automated exploitation of parallelism. The comprehensive survey of the first twenty years of research in parallel logic programming, published in 2001, has served since as a fundamental reference to researchers and… 

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