Notes on Answer Set Programming
1
Traditional Programs and their Answer Sets
The denition of an answer set was originally proposed as a semantics for
Prolog programs with negation, and later extended to more general logic
programs. We begin by considering
Notes on Backtracking Search in Satisability (SAT)
1
Backtracking Search
wikipedia1 :
Backtracking is a general algorithm for nding all (or some) solutions to some
computational problem, that incrementally builds candidates to the solutions, and
abandons
Assignment: Using ASP in Practice for Solving CSP Problems
Fall 2013, CSCI 4450/8456, Intro to AI
ASP for solving CSP
1. (20 points) Formulate the following problem in ASP. In other words, write an ASP program
in the language of clingo1 so that the answer
Constraint Satisfaction Problems
Chapter 5
Chapter 5
1
Attribution
Modied from Stuart Russells slides (Berkeley)
Chapter 5
2
Outline
CSP examples
Backtracking search for CSPs
Problem structure and problem decomposition
Local search for CSPs
Chapter 5
Problem solving and search
Chapter 3
Chapter 3
1
Attribution
Modied from Stuart Russells slides (Berkeley)
Chapter 3
2
Outline
Problem-solving agents
Problem types
Problem formulation
Example problems
Basic search algorithms
Chapter 3
3
Problem-solvi
Answer Set Programming via Examples
Yuliya Lierler
University of Nebraska at Omaha
January 24, 2013
Yuliya Lierler
Answer Set Programming via Examples
What is Answer Set Programming (ASP)
ASP is a declarative programming paradigm intended to solve
dicult
Automatically Improving Empirical Performance:
Algorithm Configuration & Selection
Frank Hutter, Lars Kotthoff, Yuri Malitsky,
Barry OSullivan, Lin Xu
15 July 2013
Design of Heuristic Algorithms
Problem
instances
Domain
expert(s)
Empirical
performance
Sol