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Computer-Guided Solutions to Physics Problems Using Prolog
Computing in Science & Engineering
  • Thomas J. Bensky, California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
  • Catherine A. Taff, The Boeing Company
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By posing a continual stream of pertinent questions, a nonmathematical computer program can prod freshman physics students toward an analytical solution to one-dimensional kinematics problems.
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Thomas J. Bensky and Catherine A. Taff. "Computer-Guided Solutions to Physics Problems Using Prolog" Computing in Science & Engineering Vol. 12 Iss. 1 (2010) p. 88 - 95
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