By Neng-Fa Zhou, Håkan Kjellerstrand, Jonathan Fruhman
This booklet introduces a brand new logic-based multi-paradigm programming language that integrates good judgment programming, sensible programming, dynamic programming with tabling, and scripting, to be used in fixing combinatorial seek difficulties, together with CP, SAT, and MIP (mixed integer programming) established solver modules, and a module for making plans that's applied utilizing tabling.
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The predicate sudoku/1 then generates an all_different constraint for each row, each column, and each of the N blocks. Finally, it calls the solver to label the variables with values, meaning that the solver assigns values to the variables. Modeling tip: The row and column constraints and the list comprehensions should now be familiar. The third constraint, the list comprehension for the block constraints, might take some time to figure out, both to model and to understand. One tip when modeling this kind of constraint is to first do a “pen and paper version” for finding the proper indices and to then model the indices that are needed for each block.
The Norwegian’s house is next to the blue one. The violinist drinks fruit juice. The fox is in a house next to that of the doctor. The horse is in a house next to that of the diplomat. Who owns a zebra, and who drinks water? Ensure that the model has a unique solution. 6. Map coloring: (a) The map coloring problem is to color the countries of a map, ensuring that each country is given a different color than the countries that are its neighbors. Below are some European countries and their neighbors.
Flatten(Any,FL,FLr) => FL = [Any|FLr]. The predicate call flatten(L,FL,FLr) returns the flattened list of L as the difference list FL-FLr. If L is empty, then the flattened list is also empty, meaning that FL = FLr. If L is the cons [H|T], then the flattened list of L is FL-FLr, which consists of the flattened part of H (FL-FL1) and the flattened part of T (FL1-FLr). 4 Writing Efficient Iterators In Picat, there are normally several different ways of describing the same repeated computation. Programmers should know which is the most efficient way of describing the computation.
Constraint Solving and Planning with Picat by Neng-Fa Zhou, Håkan Kjellerstrand, Jonathan Fruhman