First-Order Terms

Christian Sternagel and René Thiemann

6 February 2018

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We formalize basic results on first-order terms, including matching and a first-order unification algorithm, as well as well-foundedness of the subsumption order. This entry is part of the Isabelle Formalization of Rewriting IsaFoR, where first-order terms are omni-present: the unification algorithm is used to certify several confluence and termination techniques, like critical-pair computation and dependency graph approximations; and the subsumption order is a crucial ingredient for completion.
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