Technical Report CS0337

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Title: Rule Supporting in Prolog
Authors: O. Shmueli , S. Tsur , and H. Zfira
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Abstract: In this paper we propose the idea of rule support - a method which improves the performance of goal-proof processes in PROLOG by augmenting the rules in the rule-base with additional support knowledge. This method is especially appropriate when a PROLOG program contains a large internal database. We discuss the idea in general and show two variants of its implementation: a_priori and dynamic support. For a_priori support, the supporting knowledge is collected for all feasible cases prior to using the rule. For dynamic support, the suppqrting knowledge is accumulated incrementally as the rule is used.
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