Logic for Programming and Automated Reasoning
This volumecontains the papers presentedatthe SeventhInternationalC- ference on Logicfor Programmingand Automated Reasoning (LPAR 2000)held onReunionIsland,France,6–10November2000,followedbythe ReunionWo- shop on Implementation of Logic. Sixty-?ve papers were submitted to LPAR 2000 of which twenty-six papers were accepted. Submissions by the program committee members were not - lowed. There was a special category of experimental papers intended to describe implementations of systems, to report experiments with implemented systems, orto compareimplementedsystems.Eachof thesubmissionswasreviewedbyat least three program committee members and an electronic program committee meeting was held via the Internet. In addition to the refereed papers, this volume contains full papers by two of the four invited speakers, Georg Gottlob and Micha¨ el Rusinowitch, along with an extended abstract of Bruno Courcelle’s invited lecture and an abstract of Erich Gr¨ adel’s invited lecture. WewouldliketothankthemanypeoplewhohavemadeLPAR2000possible. We are grateful to the following groups and individuals: the program and or- nizing committees; the additional referees; the local arrangements chair Teodor Knapik; PascalManoury, who was in chargeof accommodation; Konstantin - rovin,whomaintainedthe programcommittee Webpage;andBillMcCune,who implemented the program committee management software.