Definition of Prolog in English:


Line breaks: Pro¦log
Pronunciation: /ˈprəʊlɒg


[mass noun] Computing
  • A high-level computer programming language first devised for artificial intelligence applications.
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    • Specialized domain specific languages like Prolog and ML (functional programming) fail terribly in this regard.
    • If you want to look into it further, try reading the Wikipedia (free on-line encyclopedia) entry and maybe downloading something like Prolog to have a go and see what real AI is like.
    • If you're an intermediate at make or SQL or have touched Lisp, Scheme or Prolog, you should be able to grasp how the template system works.


1970s: from the first elements of programming and logic.

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