Meaning of ASSERTION in English

ASSERTION

< programming > 1. An expression which, if false, indicates an error . Assertions are used for debugging by catching can't happen errors.

2. In logic programming , a new fact or rule added to the database by the program at run time . This is an extralogical or impure feature of logic programming languages.

(1997-06-30)

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