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Use of Prolog for developing a new programming language

@inproceedings{Armstrong1992UseOP,
  title={Use of Prolog for developing a new programming language},
  author={Joe L. Armstrong and S. R. Virding and Mike Williams},
  year={1992}
}
This paper describes how Prolog was used for the development of a new concurrent real-time symbolic programming language called Erlang. [] Key Method The direct implementation of Erlang was loosely based on the WAM and made by writing a Prolog compiler from Erlang to a new abstract machine and an emulator for the abstract machine in 'C'. The instruction set for the abstract machine was rst prototyped in Prolog-nally the compiler was rewritten in Erlang, thus totally removing any dependency on Prolog. This…
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