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(1995)The primary contribution of this dissertation is the presentation of a dynamic gametheoretic framework that is used as an analytical tool and unifying perspective for a wide class of problems in robot motion planning. The ...
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(1988)Explanationbased learning (EBL) is a learning method which uses existing knowledge of the domain to construct an explanation for why a specific example is a member of a concept or why a specific combination of actions ...
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(1992)The research contribution of this dissertation is a formal, computational model of the semantics of negation in natural language; its major components are two knowledge representation formalisms with Boolean semantics: a ...
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(1989)We study the numerical solution of Hessenberg form differential algebraic equations by variable stepsize generalized backward difference formulae (GBDF). GBDF methods of sufficiently high order are shown to converge for ...
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(1988)Explanationbased learning is a recently developed approach to concept acquisition by computer. In this type of machine learning, a specific problem's solution is generalized into a form that can later be used to solve ...
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(1989)This thesis proposes a decompositionbased algorithmic paradigm, called planning with local experts, where the given global planning problem is decomposed into a set of subproblems that are each solved efficiently in a ...
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(1988)We consider problems in geometric probing, the algorithmic study of determining a geometric structure or some aspect of that structure from the results of a mathematical or physical measuring device. A variety of problems ...
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(1996)Macromolecules such as proteins and DNA have complex spatial structures which are often important for their biological functions. The idea of molecular shape and shape complementarity play crucial roles in protein folding, ...
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(1994)This research explores the representational and computational complexities of qualitative reasoning about timevarying behavior. Traditional techniques employ qualitative simulation (QS) to compute envisionments (i.e. ...
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(1990)We propose the use of graph grammars as a theory to organize programming of highlyconcurrent systems. To understand the interactions among components of a concurrent system it is useful to visualize the system as dynamically ...
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(1988)Given an ordering of the vertices of a graph around a circle, a page is a collection of edges forming noncrossing chords. A book embedding is a circular permutation of the vertices together with a partition of the edges ...
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(1992)A graph H is a minor of another graph G, denoted by $H\ {\prec\sb{m}}\ G,$ if a graph isomorphic to H can be obtained from G by a series of vertex deletions, edge deletions, and edge contractions. Graph minors have been ...
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(1989)In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of groupbased applications composed of cooperative processing entities. Examples include multimedia teleconferencing, distributed databases, distributed operating ...
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(1993)This thesis addresses dynamically adaptive bias in an algorithm for deriving classification rules from examples. Whereas prior studies examined either early setting of "global" biases for a specific problem taken ...
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(1996)Reducing memory latency is critical to the performance of largescale parallel systems. Due to the temporal and spatial locality of memory reference patterns, private caches can eliminate redundant memory accesses and ...
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