Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2001 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Carl M. Harris

AAlgorithm

  • Saul I. Gass
  • Carl M. Harris
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-0611-X_1

A heuristic search procedure that selects a node in its search tree for expansion such that the selected node has minimum value of the sum of the cost to reach the node plus a heuristic cost value for that node, where the heuristic cost underestimates the true minimum cost of completion. Artificial intelligence.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Saul I. Gass
    • 1
  • Carl M. Harris
    • 2
  1. 1.Robert H. Smith School of BusinessUniversity of MarylandCollege PartUSA
  2. 2.School of Information Technology & EngineeringGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA