From Old French, from Latin prologus, from Ancient Greek Ï€ÏÏŒÎ»Î¿Î³Î¿Ï‚ (prologos)
- (computing) A programming language developed in the 1970s for artificial intelligence and logic programming.
French: Abbreviation of Programmation en Logique.
prolog - Computer Definition
(PROgramming in LOGic) A programming language used for developing AI applications (natural language translation, expert systems, abstract problem solving, etc.). Developed in France in 1973, "Programmation en Logique" is used throughout Europe and Japan and is gaining popularity in the U.S. Similar to LISP, it deals with symbolic representations of objects. The following example, written in University of Edinburgh Prolog, converts Fahrenheit to Celsius: convert:- write('Enter Fahrenheit'), read(Fahr), write('Celsius is '), Cent is (5 * (Fahr - 32)) / 9, write(Cent),nl.