Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming — CP 2001 [electronic resource] :7th International Conference, CP 2001 Paphos, Cyprus, November 26 – December 1, 2001 Proceedings /
Contributor(s): Walsh, Toby [editor.] | SpringerLink (Online service).Material type: BookSeries: Lecture Notes in Computer Science: 2239Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2001.Description: XIV, 794 p. online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783540455783.Subject(s): Computer science | Software engineering | Computer programming | Programming languages (Electronic computers) | Computer logic | Mathematical logic | Artificial intelligence | Computer Science | Software Engineering/Programming and Operating Systems | Programming Techniques | Programming Languages, Compilers, Interpreters | Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics) | Logics and Meanings of Programs | Mathematical Logic and Formal LanguagesOnline resources: Click here to access online
Hybrid Benders Decomposition Algorithms in Constraint Logic Programming -- Branch-and-Check: A Hybrid Framework Integrating Mixed Integer Programming and Constraint Logic Programming -- Towards Inductive Constraint Solving -- Collaborative Learning for Constraint Solving -- Towards Stochastic Constraint Programming: A Study of Onine Multi-Choice Knapsack with Deadlines -- Global Cut Framework for Removing Symmetries -- Symmetry Breaking -- The Non-existence of (3,1,2)-Conjugate Orthogonal Idempotent Latin Square of Order 10 -- Random 3-SAT and BDDs: The Plot Thickens Further -- Capturing Structure with Satisfiability -- Phase Transitions and Backbones of 3-SAT and Maximum 3-SAT -- Solving Non-binary CSPs Using the Hidden Variable Encoding -- A Filtering Algorithm for the Stretch Constraint -- Network Flow Problems in Constraint Programming -- Pruning for the Minimum Constraint Family and for the Number of Distinct Values Constraint Family -- A Constraint Programming Approach to the Stable Marriage Problem -- Components for State Restoration in Tree Search -- Adaptive Constraint Handling with CHR in Java -- Consistency Maintenance for ABT -- Constraint-Based Verification of Client-Server Protocols -- A Temporal Concurrent Constraint Programming Calculus -- Lower Bounds for Non-binary Constraint Optimization Problems -- New Lower Bounds of Constraint Violations for Over-Constrained Problems -- A General Scheme for Multiple Lower Bound Computation in Constraint Optimization -- Solving Disjunctive Constraints for Interactive Graphical Applications -- Sweep as a Generic Pruning Technique Applied to the Non-overlapping Rectangles Constraint -- Non-overlapping Constraints between Convex Polytopes -- Formal Models of Heavy-Tailed Behavior in Combinatorial Search -- The Phase Transition of the Linear Inequalities Problem -- In Search of a Phase Transition in the AC-Matching Problem -- Specific Filtering Algorithms for Over-Constrained Problems -- Specializing Russian Doll Search -- A CLP Approach to the Protein Side-Chain Placement Problem -- Fast, Constraint-Based Threading of HP-Sequences to Hydrophobic Cores -- One Flip per Clock Cycle -- Solving Constraints over Floating-Point Numbers -- Optimal Pruning in Parametric Differential Equations -- Interaction of Constraint Programming and Local Search for Optimisation Problems -- Partition-k-AC: An Efficient Filtering Technique Combining Domain Partition and Arc Consistency -- Neighborhood-Based Variable Ordering Heuristics for the Constraint Satisfaction Problem -- The Expressive Power of Binary Linear Programming -- Constraint Generation via Automated Theory Formation -- The Traveling Tournament Problem Description and Benchmarks -- Deriving Explanations and Implications for Constraint Satisfaction Problems -- Generating Tradeoffs for Interactive Constraint-Based Configuration -- Structural Constraint-Based Modeling and Reasoning with Basic Configuration Cells -- Composition Operators for Constraint Propagation:An Application to Choco -- Solving Boolean Satisfiability Using Local Search Guided by Unit Clause Elimination -- GAC on Conjunctions of Constraints -- Dual Models of Permutation Problems -- Boosting Local Search with Artificial Ants -- Fast Optimal Instruction Scheduling for Single-Issue Processors with Arbitrary Latencies -- Evaluation of Search Heuristics for Embedded System Scheduling Problems -- Interpreting Sloppy Stick Figures with Constraint-Based Subgraph Matching -- Selecting and Scheduling Observations for Agile Satellites: Some Lessons from the Constraint Reasoning Community Point of View -- A Dynamic Distributed Constraint Satisfaction Approach to Resource Allocation -- A Constraint Optimization Framework for Mapping a Digital Signal Processing Application onto a Parallel Architecture -- iOpt: A Software Toolkit for Heuristic Search Methods -- AbsCon: A Prototype to Solve CSPs with Abstraction -- A Constraint Engine for Manufacturing Process Planning -- On the Dynamic Detection of Interchangeability in Finite Constraint Satisfaction Problems -- Automatic Generation of Implied Clauses for SAT -- Verification of Infinite-State Systems by Specialization of CLP Programs -- Partially Ordered Constraint Optimization Problems -- Translations for Comparing Soft Frameworks -- Counting Satisfiable k-CNF Formulas -- High-Level Modelling and Reformulation of Constraint Satisfaction Problems -- Distributed Constraint Satisfaction as a Computational Model of Negotiation via Argumentation -- Aircraft Assignment Using Constraint Programming -- Labelling Heuristics for CSP Application Domains -- Improving SAT Algorithms by Using Search Pruning Techniques -- Optimum Symmetry Breaking in CSPs Using Group Theory -- Distributed Dynamic Backtracking -- Constraint Programming for Distributed Resource Allocation -- Exploiting the CSP Structure by Interchangeability -- Constraint Processing Techniques for Model-Based Reasoning about Dynamic Systems -- Distributed Constraint Satisfaction with Cooperating Asynchronous Solvers -- Building Negative Reduced Cost Paths Using Constraint Programming -- An Incremental and Non-binary CSP Solver: The Hyperpolyhedron Search Algorithm -- Partial Stable Generated Models of Generalized Logic Programs with Constraints -- Heterogeneous Constraint Problems An Outline of the Field of Work -- Comparing SAT Encodings for Model Checking -- Asynchronous Search for Numeric DisCSPs -- Temporal Concurrent Constraint Programming.
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, CP 2001, held in Paphos, Cyprus, in November/December 2001. The 37 revised full papers, 9 innovative applications presentations, and 14 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 135 submissions. All current issues in constraint processing are addressed, ranging from theoretical and foundational issues to advanced and innovative applications in a variety of fields.