Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming - CP 2000: 6th International Conference, CP 2000 Singapore, September 18-21, 2000 Proceedings

Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming - CP 2000: 6th International Conference, CP 2000 Singapore, September 18-21, 2000 Proceedings

by Rina Dechter (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540410539
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 10/13/2000
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science , #1894
Edition description: 2000
Pages: 564
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Invited Papers.- Constraint-Based Agents: The ABC’s of CBA’s.- Constraints for Interactive Graphical Applications.- Meta-complexity Theorems: Talk Abstract.- Regular Papers.- Automatic Generation of Propagation Rules for Finite Domains.- Extending Forward Checking.- Global Constraints as Graph Properties on a Structured Network of Elementary Constraints of the Same Type.- Universally Quantified Interval Constraints.- Constraint Propagation for Soft Constraints: Generalization and Termination Conditions.- Constraints Inference Channels and Secure Databases.- Refinements and Independence: A Simple Method for Identifying Tractable Disjunctive Constraints.- A Language for Audiovisual Template Specification and Recognition.- Random 3-SAT: The Plot Thickens.- New Tractable Classes from Old.- Expressiveness of Full First Order Constraints in the Algebra of Finite or Infinite Trees.- Cutting Planes in Constraint Programming: An Hybrid Approach.- A Constraint-Based Framework for Prototyping Distributed Virtual Applications.- A Scalable Linear Constraint Solver for User Interface Construction.- A Constraint Programming Approach for Solving Rigid Geometric Systems.- Maintaining Arc-Consistency within Dynamic Backtracking.- New Search Heuristics for Max-CSP.- Analysis of Random Noise and Random Walk Algorithms for Satisfiability Testing.- Boosting Search with Variable Elimination.- Faster Algorithms for Bound-Consistency of the Sortedness and the Alldifferent Constraint.- Practical Investigation of Constraints with Graph Views.- A Hybrid Search Architecture Applied to Hard Random 3-SAT and Low-Autocorrelation Binary Sequences.- Singleton Consistencies.- Linear Formulation of Constraint Programming Models and Hybrid Solvers.- A Global Constraint Combining a Sum Constraint and Difference Constraints.- Efficient Querying of Periodic Spatiotemporal Objects.- Arc Consistency for Soft Constraints.- Optimal Anytime Constrained Simulated Annealing for Constrained Global Optimization.- SAT v CSP.- Instruction Scheduling with Timing Constraints on a Single RISC Processor with 0/1 Latencies.- Arc Consistency on n-ary Monotonic and Linear Constraints.- Poster Papers.- Some Observations on Durations, Scheduling and Allen’s Algebra.- Using Randomization and Learning to Solve Hard Real-World Instances of Satisfiability.- Finding Minimal Unsatisfiable Subformulae in Satisfiability Instances.- Branching Constraint Satisfaction Problems for Solutions Robust under Likely Changes.- Constraint Propagation: Between Abstract Models and ad hoc Strategies.- How to Model and Verify Concurrent Algorithms for Distributed CSPs.- The Phase Transition in Distributed Constraint Satisfaction Problems: First Results.- Cooperating Constraint Solvers.- An Empirical Study of Probabilistic Arc Consistency as a Variable Ordering Heuristic.- On Dual Encodings for Non-binary Constraint Satisfaction Problems.- Algebraic Simplification Techniques for Propositional Satisfiability.- An Original Constraint Based Approach for Solving over Constrained Problems.- An Efficient Approximate Algorithm for Winner Determination in Combinatorial Auctions.

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