Computing Dictionary

HiLog definition

A higher-order logic programming language. An extension of normal logic programming where predicate symbols may be variable or structured. This allows unification to be performed on the predicate symbols themselves in addition to their arguments.
["HiLog as a Platform for Database Languages (Or Why Predicate Calculus is Not Enough)", W. Chen et al, Stony Brook, 2nd Intl Workshop on Database Prog Langs, Morgan Kaufmann, 1989].
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: hilo
Next Definition: hilt
Words Near: hilog
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for hilog
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing hilog
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature