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Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming - CP 2001: 7th International Conference, CP 2001, Paphos, Cyprus, November 26 - December 1, 2001, Proceedings

Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming - CP 2001: 7th International Conference, CP 2001, Paphos, Cyprus, November 26 - December 1, 2001, Proceedings

by Toby Walsh (Editor)


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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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540428633
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/06/2001
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science , #2239
Edition description: 2001
Pages: 794
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

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.

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