Prolog : A Logic Programming Language with Names , Binding and-Equivalence

@inproceedings{Cheney2004PrologA,
  title={Prolog : A Logic Programming Language with Names , Binding and-Equivalence},
  author={James Cheney and Christian Urban},
  year={2004}
}
There are two well-known approaches to programming with names, binding, and equivalence up to consistent renaming: representing names and bindings as concrete identifiers in a first-order language (such as Prolog), or encoding names and bindings as variables and abstractions in a higher-order language (such as Prolog). However, both approaches have drawbacks: the former often involves stateful name-generation and requires manual definitions for -equivalence and capture-avoiding substitution… CONTINUE READING
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