AAAI Publications, Fourth Annual Symposium on Combinatorial Search

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Representing Pattern Databases with Succinct Data Structures
Tim Schmidt, Rong Zhou

Last modified: 2011-07-05


In this paper we describe novel representations for precomputed heuristics based on Level-Ordered Edge Sequence (LOES) encodings. We introduce compressed LOES, an extension to LOES that enables more aggressive compression of the state-set representation. We evaluate the novel repre- sentations against the respective perfect-hash and binary decision diagram (BDD) representations of pattern databases in a variety of STRIPS domains.


memoization; heuristic search; pattern databases; state set representation

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