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MPI-I-93-237

A refined version of general E-unification

Socher-Ambrosius, Rolf

MPI-I-93-237. October 1993, 12 pages. | Status: available - back from printing | Next --> Entry | Previous <-- Entry

Abstract in LaTeX format:
Transformation--based systems for general E-unification
were first investigated by Gallier and Snyder. Their system extends
the well--known rules for syntactic unification by Lazy
Paramodulation, thus coping with the equational theory.
More recently, Dougherty and Johann improved on this method by
giving a restriction of the Lazy Paramodulation inferences. In this
paper, we show that their system can be further improved by a
stronger restriction on the applicability of Lazy
Paramodulation. It turns out that the framework of proof
transformations provides an elegant and natural means for proving
completeness of the inference system.
Acknowledgement:
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@TECHREPORT{Socher-Ambrosius93b,
  AUTHOR = {Socher-Ambrosius, Rolf},
  TITLE = {A refined version of general E-unification},
  TYPE = {Research Report},
  INSTITUTION = {Max-Planck-Institut f{\"u}r Informatik},
  ADDRESS = {Im Stadtwald, D-66123 Saarbr{\"u}cken, Germany},
  NUMBER = {MPI-I-93-237},
  MONTH = {October},
  YEAR = {1993},
  ISSN = {0946-011X},
}