On the Equivalence of a Class of Purely Exponential Logic Queries to Linear Queries
Journal of Information Processing
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The recursive nature of logic programs has long been the subject of optimization techniques [2, 8]. Recently, the database community has taken interest in extending the expressive power of relational algebra by augmenting it with function-free Horn style logic queries. This extension has led to various optimization techniques [2, 6, 8]. It seems, almost invariably, these techniques are most efficient in the processing of linear recursive queries. Moreover, as the equivalence of nonlinear rules to linear rules in general is undecidable [3, 9], the best one can hope is to rewrite some nonlinear rules as linear rules. For this reason, there is a genuine interest in identifying those classes of non-linear recursive queries which can be rewritten as linear queries. Among these classes are binary chained purely exponential queries  and doubly recursive queries .
Electrical and Computer Engineering | Engineering
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On the Equivalence of a Class of Purely Exponential Logic Queries to Linear Queries.
Journal of Information Processing, 12(3),