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Automated Analysis of Operators on State Tables: A Technique for Intelligent Search

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Author(s)

Thomas R. Kramer

Abstract

When searching lists, the current situation is represented by a state table, and changes in the situation are brought about by operators. An automated technique for selection of the right sequence of operators is described, based on a knowledge of the last operator or two, and driving only a limited selection of subsequent operators, without prior knowledge of the current state. A table is output with, for each feasible sequence of one or two operators, a list of operators that might be tried next. Application of the technique to a robot moving blocks is described, and a LISP implementation is provided.
Citation
Journal of Automated Methods & Management in Chemistry

Keywords

state table, operator, robot, LISP

Citation

Kramer, T. (1986), Automated Analysis of Operators on State Tables: A Technique for Intelligent Search, Journal of Automated Methods & Management in Chemistry (Accessed May 26, 2024)

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Created January 1, 1986, Updated February 17, 2017