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By Kimbal Marriott, Peter Stuckey

The activity of the constraint programmer is to exploit mathematical constraints to version genuine international constraints and items. during this e-book, Kim Marriott and Peter Stuckey give you the first finished advent to the self-discipline of constraint programming and, particularly, constraint common sense programming. The ebook covers the precious heritage fabric from man made intelligence, good judgment programming, operations examine, and mathematical programming. subject matters mentioned variety from constraint-solving strategies to programming methodologies for constraint programming languages. simply because there's not but a universally used syntax for constraint common sense programming languages, the authors current the courses in a manner that's self sufficient of any present programming language. functional workouts hide easy methods to use the publication with a couple of current constraint languages.

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