Talks and Poster Presentations (with Proceedings-Entry):

M. Kronegger, A. Pfandler, S. Ordyniak:
"Backdoors to Planning";
Talk: Twenty-Eighth AAAI Conference on Aritifical Intelligence (AAAI 2014), Québec City, Québec, Canada; 07-27-2014 - 07-31-2014; in: "Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth AAAI Conference on Aritifical Intelligence", C. Brodley, P. Stone (ed.); AAAI Press, (2014), ISBN: 978-1-57735-661-5; 2300 - 2307.

English abstract:
Backdoors measure the distance to tractable fragments and have become an important tool to find fixed-parameter tractable (fpt) algorithms. Despite their success, backdoors have not been used for planning, a central problem in AI that has a high computational complexity. In this work, we introduce two notions of backdoors building upon the causal graph. We analyze the complexity of finding a small backdoor (detection) and using the backdoor to solve the problem (evaluation) in the light of planning with (un)bounded plan length/domain of the variables. For each setting we present either an fpt-result or rule out the existence thereof by showing parameterized intractability. In three cases we achieve the most desirable outcome: detection and evaluation are fpt.

Related Projects:
Project Head Reinhard Pichler:
Effiziente, parametrisierte Algorithmen in Künstlicher Intelligenz und logischem Schließen

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