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CLP(R) is a programming language for constraint logic programming over real numbers. The use of CLP(R) allows variables to have continuous domains, which can be very useful when solving optimization problems and systems involving physical quantities or measurements that are naturally continuous. In CLP(R), constraints represent relationships between variables within these real number domains, and the programs can find solutions by applying these constraints algorithmically. This makes it important in mathematical modeling scenarios where linear or non-linear equations need to be solved efficiently while working with interval analysis for error control.