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deductive database definition

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A combination of a conventional database containing facts, a knowledge base containing rules, and an inference engine which allows the derivation of information implied by the facts and rules.
Commonly, the knowledge base is expressed in a subset of first-order logic and either a SLDNF or Datalog inference engine is used.
(1995-04-27)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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