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Prolog is a general-purpose logic programming language associated with artificial intelligence and computational linguistics.
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append([],    L,  L). 
append([H|T], L2, [H|L3]) :- append(T, L2, L3).

?- appendx([1,2],[3,4],X).
X = [1, 2, 3, 4].

?- appendx([1,2],X,[1,2,3,4]).
X = [3, 4].

?- appendx(X,[3,4],[1,2,3,4]).
X = [1, 2].

Prolog (short for "Programming Logic") is a declarative and logic based programming language developed in 1972 by Alain Colmerauer and Philippe Roussel. It has many applications, most notably in Artificial Intelligence for its pattern matching abilities over natural language parse trees.

Prolog is written in "facts" and "rules" that define logical formulas, similar to functional programs. Learning Prolog is a great way to improve skills with recursion, predicate logic, and constraint logic programming.

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Lucas Polymeris https://github.com/Average-user

I'd like to make Prolog a better known programming language.
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Did Prolog professionally a long time ago. Still think its the best language in the world!
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Yauheni Tsiarokhin

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Community-sourced Prolog exercises

These are a few of the 16 exercises on the Prolog track. You can see all the exercises here.

Pascal's Triangle
easy
math
Anagram
easy
misc
Binary
easy
math
Hamming
easy
misc
Dominoes
easy
misc
Sum Of Multiples
easy
math
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Meet the Prolog Track maintainers

The Prolog Maintainers are the brains behind the Prolog Track. They spend their spare time creating interesting and challenging exercises that we can all learn from. We are incredibly grateful for their hard work. Here are the bios of a few of the maintainers of this track.

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Lucas Polymeris

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