Theory and Applications of Satisfiability Testing: 7th International Conference, SAT 2004, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 10-13, 2004, Revised Selected Papers / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Theory and Applications of Satisfiability Testing, SAT 2004, held in Vancouver, BC, Canada in May 2004.

The 24 revised full papers presented together with 2 invited papers were carefully selected from 72 submissions. In addition there are 2 reports on the 2004 SAT Solver Competition and the 2004 QBF Solver Evaluation. The whole spectrum of research in propositional and quantified Boolean formula satisfiability testing is covered; bringing together the fields of theoretical and experimental computer science as well as the many relevant application areas.

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Mapping Problems with Finite-Domain Variables to Problems with Boolean Variables.- Mapping Problems with Finite-Domain Variables to Problems with Boolean Variables.- A SAT-Based Decision Procedure for the Boolean Combination of Difference Constraints.- An Algebraic Approach to the Complexity of Generalized Conjunctive Queries.- Incremental Compilation-to-SAT Procedures.- Resolve and Expand.- Looking Algebraically at Tractable Quantified Boolean Formulas.- Derandomization of Schuler’s Algorithm for SAT.- Polynomial Time SAT Decision, Hypergraph Transversals and the Hermitian Rank.- QBF Reasoning on Real-World Instances.- Automatic Extraction of Functional Dependencies.- Algorithms for Satisfiability Using Independent Sets of Variables.- Aligning CNF- and Equivalence-Reasoning.- Using DPLL for Efficient OBDD Construction.- Approximation Algorithm for Random MAX-kSAT.- Clause Form Conversions for Boolean Circuits.- From Spin Glasses to Hard Satisfiable Formulas.- CirCUs: A Hybrid Satisfiability Solver.- Equivalence Models for Quantified Boolean Formulas.- Search vs. Symbolic Techniques in Satisfiability Solving.- Worst Case Bounds for Some NP-Complete Modified Horn-SAT Problems.- Satisfiability Threshold of the Skewed Random k-SAT.- NiVER: Non-increasing Variable Elimination Resolution for Preprocessing SAT Instances.- Analysis of Search Based Algorithms for Satisfiability of Propositional and Quantified Boolean Formulas Arising from Circuit State Space Diameter Problems.- UBCSAT: An Implementation and Experimentation Environment for SLS Algorithms for SAT and MAX-SAT.- SAT Solver Competition and QBF Solver Evaluation (Invited Papers).- Fifty-Five Solvers in Vancouver: The SAT 2004 Competition.- March_eq: Implementing Additional Reasoning into an Efficient Look-Ahead SAT Solver.- Zchaff2004: An Efficient SAT Solver.- The Second QBF Solvers Comparative Evaluation.

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