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AAAI
1996
8 years 11 months ago
Forward Estimation for Game-Tree Search
It is known that bounds on the minimax values of nodes in a game tree can be used to reduce the computational complexity of minimax search for two-player games. We describe a very...
Weixiong Zhang
AAAI
1996
8 years 11 months ago
Learning to Parse Database Queries Using Inductive Logic Programming
This paper presents recent work using the Chill parser acquisition system to automate the construction of a natural-language interface for database queries. Chill treats parser ac...
John M. Zelle, Raymond J. Mooney
AAAI
1996
8 years 11 months ago
On Competence and Meta-Knowledge
G. Wickler, Louise Pryor
AAAI
1996
8 years 11 months ago
Enhancements of Branch and Bound Methods for the Maximal Constraint Satisfaction Problem
Two methods are described for enhancing performance of branch and bound methods for overconstrained CSPS. These methods improve either the upper or lower bound, respectively, duri...
Richard J. Wallace
AAAI
1996
8 years 11 months ago
Closed Terminologies in Description Logics
We introduce a predictive concept recognition methodology for description logics based on a new closed terminology assumption. During knowledge engineering, our system adopts the ...
Robert A. Weida
AAAI
1996
8 years 11 months ago
Splitting a Default Theory
This paper presents mathematical results that can sometimes be used to simplify the task of reasoning about a default theory, by \splitting it into parts." These so-called Sp...
Hudson Turner
AAAI
1996
8 years 11 months ago
Commitment Strategies in Hierarchical Task Network Planning
This paper compares three commitment strategies for HTN planning: (1) a strategy that delays variable bindings as much as possible; (2) a strategy in which no non-primitive task i...
Reiko Tsuneto, Kutluhan Erol, James A. Hendler, Da...
AAAI
1996
8 years 11 months ago
Integrating Grid-Based and Topological Maps for Mobile Robot Navigation
Research on mobile robot navigation has produced two major paradigms for mapping indoorenvironments: grid-based and topological. While grid-based methods produce accurate metric m...
Sebastian Thrun, Arno Bücken
AAAI
1996
8 years 11 months ago
Learning Models for Multi-Source Integration
One issue involved in accessing multiple heterogeneous information sources is how to integrate the retrieved data. SIMS, an information mediator, handles this problem by mapping t...
Sheila Tejada, Craig A. Knoblock, Steven Minton
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