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Marvin: macro-actions from reduced versions of the instance

Coles, A.I. and Smith, A.J. (2004) Marvin: macro-actions from reduced versions of the instance. Working paper. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland.

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Marvin is a forward-chaining heuristic-search planner. The basic search strategy used is similar to FF's enforced hill-climbing with helpful actions (Hoffmann and Nebel 2001); Marvin extends this strategy, adding extra features to the search and preprocessing steps to infer information from the domain.