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Topic: Connection between J.A.Robinson's 1965 paper and Prolog
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Mok-Kong Shen

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Re: Connection between J.A.Robinson's 1965 paper and Prolog
Posted: Sep 28, 2013 4:43 PM
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Am 26.09.2013 23:16, schrieb Aaron Gray:
> I am wondering if anyone knows the "causal connection route" between J.A. Robinsons paper "A Machine-Oriented Logic Based on the Resolution Principle" and the development of the Prolog programming language. What other papers and languages are involved in prolongs development.

Robinson's paper is certainly at the base of the language, but says:
"The language was first conceived by a group around Alain Colmerauer in
Marseille, France, in the early 1970s and the first Prolog system was
developed in 1972 by Colmerauer with Philippe Roussel."

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