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ICCMA’17 Call for Solvers

 Second International Competition on Computational Models of Argumentation (ICCMA’17) Call for Solvers http://www.dbai.tuwien.ac.at/iccma17 Argumentation is a major topic in the study of artificial intelligence. In particular, the problem of solving certain reasoning tasks on Dung’s abstract argumentation frameworks is central…

MRCPSP-ENERGY, an energy-based scheduling problem

By Daniel Morillo Torres, Federico Barber, and Miguel A. Salido Instituto de Automática e Informática Industrial, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain Abstract The study of scheduling problems is one of the core areas in the planning and development of any…

SPECIAL ISSUE OF THEORY AND PRACTICE OF LOGIC PROGRAMMING ON COMPUTATIONAL LOGIC FOR VERIFICATION

The last decade has witnessed a growing interest in the use of computational logic methods for program validation and verification. For instance, verification problems for imperative and object oriented languages can be expressed using Constraint Logic Programming (CLP) and related…

Pick the Right Fence

By Paolo Baldan and Roberto Bruni. In a park there is an area including some rare trees. Such trees are planted very regularly at the points of a grid: …

Editorial, March 2016

Dear LPers, Welcome to the March 2016 issue of your ALP newsletter. The operation and success of our Newsletter is due to the contributions of a dedicated group of people, that compose its Editorial Board. The Board is renewed every…

Probabilistic Logic Programming Tutorial

By Fabrizio Riguzzi and Giuseppe Cota University of Ferrara, Italy Introduction Probabilistic Logic Programming (PLP) introduces probabilistic reasoning in Logic Programs in order to represent uncertain information. It is receiving an increased attention due to its applications in particular in…

NoHR: A Protégé Plugin for Polynomial Querying of Ontologies and Non-Monotonic Rules

By Matthias Knorr and João Leite NOVA LINCS, Departamento de Informática, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa   Abstract. Ontology languages and non-monotonic rule languages are both well-known formalisms for knowledge representation, each with its own distinct…