Category: ALP ISSUE

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…

Editorial December 2015

Dear LPers, welcome to the December issue of Your newsletter. As we approach the joyous holiday season, we wish to contribute to the festivities by bringing you some exciting news from the logic programming world. First of all, we are…

What is the Semantics of Your SPARQL Extension?

By Harald Beck, Minh Dao-Tran, and Thomas Eiter Institute of Information Systems, Vienna University of Technology   Abstract We argue for the importance of formal semantics for the exploration and study of new SPARQL extensions; in particular, for RDF stream…

OOASP: Connecting Object-oriented and Logic Programming

By Andreas Falkner, Siemens AG Österreich, Vienna, Austria Anna Ryabokon, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria Gottfried Schenner,Siemens Österreich, Vienna, Austria Kostyantyn Shchekotykhin Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria Abstract Most of contemporary software systems are implemented using an object-oriented approach. Modeling phases – during which software engineers specify requirements…

From the Editor-in-Chief of TPLP

…The year 2016 will bring some changes to TPLP. First, we will switch to three-year term appointments for area editors and editorial advisors. Second, in January 2016 we will launch an on-line paper management system, with the goal to have all accepted papers published no later than 12 months after they were submitted… By Mirek Truszczynski, editor in chief of TPLP