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Pruning for the minimum Constraint Family and for the Number of Distinct Values Constraint Family
Number of Authors: 1
2000 (English)Report (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The paper presents propagation rules that are common to the minimum constraint family and to the number of distinct values constraint family. One original contribution is to provide a geometrical interpretation of these rules that can be used by a generic sweep pruning algorithm. Finally one practical interest of the paper is to describe an implementation of the number of distinct values constraint. This is a quite common counting constraint that one encounters in many practical applications such as timetabling or frequency allocation problems.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Kista, Sweden: Swedish Institute of Computer Science , 2000, 1. , 18 p.
SICS Technical Report, ISSN 1100-3154 ; 2000:10
Keyword [en]
Global constraint, Minimum, Number of distinct values
National Category
Computer and Information Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:ri:diva-14202OAI: diva2:1035490
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