Miroslaw Truszczynski

Connecting first-order ASP and the logic FO(ID) through reducts

The WPI and the VCLA will host a talk by Miroslaw Truszczynski.

DATE:Thursday, November 15, 2012
VENUE:Seminar room Goedel (Favoritenstrasse 9-11, ground floor, access through courtyard)


Recently, an answer-set programming (ASP) formalism of logic programing with the answer-set semantics has been extended to the full first-order setting. Earlier an extension of first-order logic with inductive definitions, the logic FO(ID), was proposed as a knowledge representation formalism and developed as an alternative ASP language. We present characterizations of these formalisms in terms of concepts of infinitary propositional logic. We use them to find a direct connection between the first-order ASP and the logic FO(ID) under some restrictions on the form of theories (programs) considered.

With kind support of the Vienna Center for Logic and Algorithms (VCLA) and Wofgang Pauli Instiut (WPI).

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