Linguistics 482 - Computational Linguistics Prolog Notes A. C. Brett
Department of Linguistics
University of Victoria
Clearihue C139
Last updated: 20 October 2002

Prolog Terms

The word-like entities in the Prolog language are called Terms. The statements, or sentence-like constructs of Prolog consist of one or more of these terms combined according to the syntax and morphology of the language. Like the words of a natural language, Prolog terms may be classified according to several "lexical categories." The principal categories into which Prolog terms can be classified are as follows: More information about Prolog terms is available in the Amzi! Logic Explorer help files. After opening the help system with the Index option, pick the topic Amzi! Prolog Language Reference item in the Contents window, and then pick the Prolog Terms item.

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