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Constraint Logic Programming: A Survey
"... Constraint Logic Programming (CLP) is a merger of two declarative paradigms: constraint solving and logic programming. Although a relatively new field, CLP has progressed in several quite different directions. In particular, the early fundamental concepts have been adapted to better serve in differe ..."
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Constraint Logic Programming (CLP) is a merger of two declarative paradigms: constraint solving and logic programming. Although a relatively new field, CLP has progressed in several quite different directions. In particular, the early fundamental concepts have been adapted to better serve in different areas of applications. In this survey of CLP, a primary goal is to give a systematic description of the major trends in terms of common fundamental concepts. The three main parts cover the theory, implementation issues, and programming for applications.
Dynamic 2Connectivity With Backtracking
, 1998
"... . We give algorithms and data structures that maintain the 2edge and 2vertexconnected components of a graph under insertions and deletions of edges and vertices, where deletions occur in a backtracking fashion (i.e., deletions undo the insertions in the reverse order). Our algorithms ru ..."
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.<F3.83e+05> We give algorithms and data structures that maintain the 2edge and 2vertexconnected components of a graph under insertions and deletions of edges and vertices, where deletions occur in a backtracking fashion (i.e., deletions undo the insertions in the reverse order). Our algorithms run in #(log<F3.054e+05><F3.83e+05> n) worstcase time per operation and use<F3.054e+05><F3.83e+05> #(n) space, where<F3.054e+05> n<F3.83e+05> is the number of vertices. Using our data structure we can answer queries, which ask whether vertices<F3.054e+05> u<F3.83e+05> and<F3.054e+05> v<F3.83e+05> belong to the same 2connected component, in #(log<F3.054e+05><F3.83e+05> n) worstcase time.<F4.005e+05> Key words.<F3.83e+05> dynamic graph algorithms, backtracking<F4.005e+05> AMS subject classifications.<F3.83e+05> 68Q20, 68Q25<F4.005e+05> PII.<F3.83e+05> S0097539794272582<F5.251e+05> 1. Introduction.<F4.483e+05> Dynamic graph problems have been studied extensively in the last several years. Rou...
Backtracking
"... Contents 1 Introduction 3 2 Models of computation 6 3 The Set Union Problem 9 4 The WorstCase Time Complexity of a Single Operation 15 5 The Set Union Problem with Deunions 18 6 Split and the Set Union Problem on Intervals 22 7 The Set Union Problem with Unlimited Backtracking 26 1 Introduction A ..."
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Contents 1 Introduction 3 2 Models of computation 6 3 The Set Union Problem 9 4 The WorstCase Time Complexity of a Single Operation 15 5 The Set Union Problem with Deunions 18 6 Split and the Set Union Problem on Intervals 22 7 The Set Union Problem with Unlimited Backtracking 26 1 Introduction An equivalence relation on a finite set S is a binary relation that is reflexive symmetric and transitive. That is, for s; t and u in S, we have that sRs, if sRt then tRs, and if sRt and tRu then sRu. Set S is partitioned by R into equivalence classes where each class cointains all and only the elements that obey R pairwise. Many computational problems involve representing, modifying and tracking the evolution of equivalenc