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# Prolog

Prolog is a general-purpose logic programming language associated with artificial intelligence and computational linguistics.

### 4 Mentors

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### 19 Exercises

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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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## Meet the Prolog Track mentors

Once you join the Prolog language track, you will receive support and feedback from our team of mentors. Here are the bios of a few of the mentors of this track.

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

I'd like to make Prolog a better known programming language.

### Yauheni Tsiarokhin

functional programming enthusiast

### Tiago Antao Personal site

Did Prolog professionally a long time ago. Still think its the best language in the world!

### Anne Ogborn https://github.com/AnnieAtDataChemist

Contributor to SWI-Prolog. Love Prolog and want to share the love.
Fun. Challenging. Interesting

## Community-sourced Prolog exercises

These are a few of the 19 exercises on the Prolog track. You can see all the exercises here.

Spiral Matrix
easy
misc
RNA Transcription
easy
misc
Space Age
easy
misc
Satellite
easy
binary trees
recursion
tree traversals
Hello World
easy
misc
Hamming
easy
misc
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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.

Math Student.