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## Explain the terms horn clauses and satisfiability in terms of logic in computer science.

in terms of logic in computer scienceBy:milan-ransingh

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Horn formulas are conjunctions of Horn clauses.

Horn clause is an implication whose assumption A is a conjunction of proposition of type P and whose conclusion is also of type

A formula is a Horn formula if it is in CNF and every disjunction contains at most one positive literal.

Horn clauses are clauses, which contain at most one positive literal.

Horn formula allows to efficiently compute

satisfiability.If a set of formulas is not satisfiable there is a contradiction / inconsistency in the rules.

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