Constraint satisfaction in logic programming by Pascal Van Hentenryck

By Pascal Van Hentenryck

This ebook tackles vintage difficulties from operations learn and circuit layout utilizing a good judgment programming language embedding consistency ideas, a paradigm rising from synthetic intelligence study. Van Hentenryck proposes a brand new method of fixing discrete combinatorial difficulties utilizing those techniques.

good judgment programming serves as a handy language for pointing out combinatorial difficulties, yet its "generate and try" paradigm ends up in inefficient courses. Van Hentenryck's method preserves the most valuable positive aspects of good judgment programming - the duality of its semantics - but permits a quick improvement time for the courses whereas maintaining many of the potency of exact function courses written in a procedural language.

Embedding consistency ideas in common sense programming makes it possible for ease and adaptability of programming and brief improvement time simply because constraint propagation and tree-search programming are abstracted clear of the person. It additionally permits good judgment courses to be finished successfully as consistency strategies enable an energetic use of constraints to take away mixtures of values that can't seem in an answer Van Hentenryck offers a finished assessment of this new process from its theoretical foundations to its layout and implementation, together with purposes to actual existence combinatorial problems.

the information brought in Constraint delight in common sense Programming have been used effectively to unravel greater than a dozen functional difficulties in operations study and circuit layout, together with disjunctive scheduling, warehouse position, slicing inventory automobile sequencing, and microcode labeling problems.

Pascal Van Hentenryck is a member of the examine employees on the ecu machine study Centre. Constraint delight in common sense Programming is predicated on study for the Centre's CHIP venture. As an outgrowth of this venture, a brand new language (CHIP) that may contain consistency innovations has been constructed for advertisement use. The publication is incorporated within the good judgment Programming sequence edited by way of Ehud Shapiro

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