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The SAT Compiler in Picat

By Neng-Fa Zhou (CUNY Brooklyn College & Graduate Center) Abstract SAT solvers’ performance has drastically improved during the past 20 years, thanks to the inventions of techniques from conflict-driven clause learning, backjumping, variable and value selection heuristics, to random restarts.…

Feetbook Profiling (or (bi)simulation in disguise)

By Paolo Baldan   University of Padova Roberto Bruni  Universtity of Pisa   A new social network has become extremely popular. It is called Feetbook. Users share stories, anecdotes and pictures about their feet. What is (especially) peculiar is that posts…

CFP: Logic Programming and Non-monotonic Reasoning 2019

15th International Conference on Logic Programming and Non-monotonic Reasoning LPNMR 2019 http://sju.edu/lpnmr/ Philadelphia, USA June 4-7, 2019 Co-located with Datalog 2.0 Workshop AIMS AND SCOPE  LPNMR 2019 is the fifteenth in the series of international meetings on logic programming and non-monotonic reasoning.…

ALP Elections Results

It’s a pleasure to announce that Esra Erdem (Sabanci University, Istanbul) German Vidal (Universitat Politècnica de València) Nicola Leone (UNICAL, Rende) have been elected in the Executive Committee of ALP Newsletter (period 2018-2022). They will work for our favuourite research…

Call for Papers: 12th International Rule Challenge 2018

Call for Papers: 12th International Rule Challenge 2018 http://2018.ruleml-rr.org/challenge.html NOTE: Extended submission deadline: July 31, 2018 Topics The International Rule Challenge 2018 is one of the highlights of the RuleML+RR 2018 conference and seeks to provide competition among innovative rule-oriented…

PSOA RuleML Bridges Graph and Relational Databases

By Harold Boley University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada ABSTRACT In PSOA RuleML, Graph Databases and Relational Databases are bridged conceptually, with interoperation paths through its metamodel of three orthogonal dimensions, as well as programmatically, with transition rules realized in…