Learning Implied Global Constraints

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Learning Implied Global Constraints
Finding a constraint network that will be efficiently solved by a constraint solver requires a strong expertise in Constraint Programming. Hence, there is an increasing interest in automatic reformulation. This paper presents a general framework for learning implied global constraints in a constraint network assumed to be provided by a non-expert user. The learned global constraints can then be added to the network to improve the solving process. We apply our technique to global cardinality constraints. Experiments show the significance of the approach.
Christian Bessière, Remi Coletta, Thierry P
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Updated 29 Oct 2010
Type Conference
Year 2007
Authors Christian Bessière, Remi Coletta, Thierry Petit
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