The University of Sussex

Programming in Prolog: an in-depth study of problems for beginners learning to program in Prolog

Josie Taylor

The main aim of this thesis is to examine the difficulties that beginners have learning the logic-based programming language Prolog. Logic programming languages, such as Prolog,,are a recent development, and whilst it is claimed they are easier to use than other current programming languages there are no empirical studies of novice programmers learning such languages.


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