Implementing CS-Prolog on a communicating process architecture

P. Kacsuk, I. Futo, Sz Ferenczi

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Abstract

The distributed implementation techniques of CS-Prolog in a multitransputer environment are presented in the paper. The first section gives an overview of CS-Prolog including the explanation of the extra built-in predicates. Section 2 describes the distributed backtracking scheme of CS-Prolog. The solution of a natural language parser problem illustrates how CS-Prolog can be used for parallel processing. Sections 4 and 5 describe the distributed implementation; the decisions and techniques used for implementing CS-Prolog on multitransputer systems. The last section contains a demonstration example of CS-Prolog used for simulating a deadlock detection algorithm for solving a problem encountered during the distributed implementation of CS-Prolog.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-41
Number of pages23
JournalJournal of Microcomputer Applications
Volume13
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1990

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