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Solving the rehearsal problem with planning and model checking

Gregory, Peter and Miller, Alice and Prosser, Patrick (2004) Solving the rehearsal problem with planning and model checking. In: Proceedings of ECAI'04 Workshop on Modelling and Solving Problems with Constraints, 2004-08-22 - 2004-08-27.

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Abstract

Planning problems have been modelled and solved as constraint satisfaction problems [1-4]. Similarly, model checking problems have been modelled and solved as constraint satisfaction problems [5, 6]. In this paper we show that, conversely, planning and model checking techniques can each be applied to a constraint satisfaction problem. We demonstrate this by modelling and solving what might generally be accepted as a constraint satisfaction problem, the rehearsal problem [7], using both planning and model checking technologies. Both of these technologies compete with the more natural encoding, the constraint programming solution, in terms of search time.