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Non-terminating processes in the situation calculus. (English) Zbl 1444.68179
Summary: By their very design, many robot control programs are non-terminating. This paper describes a situation calculus approach to expressing and proving properties of non-terminating programs expressed in Golog, a high level logic programming language for modeling and implementing dynamical systems. Because in this approach actions and programs are represented in classical (second-order) logic, it is natural to express and prove properties of Golog programs, including non-terminating ones, in the very same logic. This approach to program proofs has the advantage of logical uniformity and the availability of classical proof theory.
68T27 Logic in artificial intelligence
68N17 Logic programming
68Q60 Specification and verification (program logics, model checking, etc.)
68T30 Knowledge representation
ConGolog; GOLOG
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