## Inductive Logic ProgrammingInductive logic programming is a new research area formed at the intersection of machine learning and logic programming. While the influence of logic programming has encouraged the development of strong theoretical foundations, this new area is inheriting its experimental orientation from machine learning. Inductive Logic Programming will be an invaluable text for all students of computer science, machine learning and logic programming at an advanced level. * * Examination of the background to current developments within the area * Identification of the various goals and aspirations for the increasing body of researchers in inductive logic programming * Coverage of induction of first order theories, the application of inductive logic programming and discussion of several logic learning programs * Discussion of the applications of inductive logic programming to qualitative modelling, planning and finite element mesh design |

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This has led to the development of a novel and potentially revolutionary new

this new

This has led to the development of a novel and potentially revolutionary new

**method**of carrying out inductive learning within first - order logic . We have calledthis new

**method**“ inverse resolution ” . A Prolog - coded system called CIGOL ...Page 223

2 Outline of the Project The objectives are ( 1 ) to develop a general

updating rule - based systems and ( 2 ) to apply this

integrity constraints . We will deal with these in turn though it should be

remembered ...

2 Outline of the Project The objectives are ( 1 ) to develop a general

**method**forupdating rule - based systems and ( 2 ) to apply this

**method**to the problem ofintegrity constraints . We will deal with these in turn though it should be

remembered ...

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... an initial perturbation level ( as described in Section 3 ) Do Until no more

perturbation levels or stopped by the user Call Perturbation -

a new example If the example is positive Then Call Rigg If the new definition

covers a ...

... an initial perturbation level ( as described in Section 3 ) Do Until no more

perturbation levels or stopped by the user Call Perturbation -

**Method**to generatea new example If the example is positive Then Call Rigg If the new definition

covers a ...

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Inductive Logic Programming | 4 |

A Framework for Inductive Logic Programming | 9 |

oor A | 22 |

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