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A knowledge representation for constraint satisfaction problems

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2 Author(s)
Croker, A.E. ; Baruch Coll., City Univ. of New York, NY, USA ; Dhar, V.

We present a general representation for problems that can be reduced to constraint satisfaction problems (CSP) and a model for reasoning about their solution. The novel part of the model is a constraint-driven reasoner that manages a set of constraints specified in terms of arbitrarily complex Boolean expressions and represented in the form of a dependency network. This dependency network incorporates control information (derived from the syntax of the constraints) that is used for constraint propagation, contains dependency information that can be used for explanation and for dependency-directed backtracking, and is incremental in the sense that if the problem specification is modified, a new solution can be derived by modifying the existing solution. The constraint-driven reasoner is coupled to a problem solver which contains information about the problem variables and preference orderings

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Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:5 ,  Issue: 5 )

Date of Publication:

Oct 1993

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