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It also is very convenient for working with non-standard semantics, as we do below when we take up policy analysis in Section 5. Definition 1 (Semantic Program). Given a set of policy statements, the semantic program, of has one ternary predicate Intuitively, represents that D is a member of the role As a convenience below when we discuss extensions to we use macro to represent is constructed as follows. ) A datalog program is a set of datalog clauses. Given a datalog program, its semantics can be defined through several equivalent approaches.

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