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PLANNING BY REWRITING Jos e Luis Ambite
 

Summary: PLANNING BY REWRITING
by
Jose Luis Ambite
A Dissertation Presented to the
FACULTY OF THE GRADUATE SCHOOL
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
In Partial Ful llment of the
Requirements for the Degree
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
(Computer Science)
December 1998
Copyright c
1999 Jose Luis Ambite

Abstract
Domain-independent planning is a hard combinatorial problem. Taking into account plan qual-
ity makes the task even more di∆cult. This thesis introduces Planning by Rewriting (PbR), a new
paradigm for e∆cient high-quality domain-independent planning. PbR exploits declarative plan
rewriting rules and e∆cient local search techniques to transform an easy-to-generate, but possibly
suboptimal, initial plan into a high-quality plan. In addition to addressing the issues of planning

  

Source: Ambite, Josť Luis - Information Sciences Institute & Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences