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Towards Inductive Constraint Solving

  • Slim Abdennadher
  • Christophe Rigotti
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2239)

Abstract

A difficulty that arises frequently when writing a constraint solver is to determine the constraint propagation and simplification algorithm. In previous work, different methods for automatic generation of propagation rules [5],[17],[3] and simplification rules [4] for constraints defined over finite domains have been proposed. In this paper, we present a method for generating rule-based solvers for constraint predicates defined by means of a constraint logic program, even when the constraint domain is infinite. This approach can be seen as a concrete step towards Inductive Constraint Solving.

Keywords

Logic Program Logic Programming Constraint Programming Constraint Logic Inductive Logic Programming 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Slim Abdennadher
    • 1
  • Christophe Rigotti
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentUniversity of MunichMünchenGermany
  2. 2.Laboratoire d’Ingénierie des Systèmes d’InformationVilleurbanne CedexFrance

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