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By Patrick Cousot (auth.), Berthe Y. Choueiry, Toby Walsh (eds.)

This quantity comprises the court cases of SARA 2000, the fourth Symposium on Abstraction, Reformulations, and Approximation (SARA). The convention used to be held at Horseshoe Bay inn and convention membership, Lake LBJ, Texas, July 26– 29, 2000, simply ahead of the AAAI 2000 convention in Austin. prior SARA meetings happened at Jackson gap in Wyoming (1994), Ville d’Est´erel in Qu´ebec (1995), and Asilomar in California (1998). The symposium grewout of a sequence of workshops on abstraction, approximation, and reformulation that had taken position along AAAI on the grounds that 1989. This year’s symposium was once truly scheduled to occur at Lago Vista golf equipment & inn on Lake Travis yet, a result of resort’s failure to pay taxes, the convention needed to be moved past due within the day. This mischance engendered eleventh-hour reformulations, abstractions, and source re-allocations of its personal. Such are the perils of organizing a convention. this can be the ?rst SARA for which the lawsuits were released within the LNAI sequence of Springer-Verlag. we are hoping that it is a re?ection of the elevated adulthood of the ?eld and that the elevated visibility introduced by means of the e-book of this quantity might help the self-discipline develop even additional. Abstractions, reformulations, and approximations (AR&A) have chanced on - plications in various disciplines and difficulties together with automated progr- ming, constraint delight, layout, analysis, desktop studying, making plans, qu- itative reasoning, scheduling, source allocation, and theorem proving. The - pers during this quantity catch a cross-section of those program domains.

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Decomposition techniques for planning in stochastic domains. Tech. rep. CS-95-10, Department of Computer Science, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. Dietterich, T. G. (2000). Hierarchical reinforcement learning with the MAXQ value function decomposition. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research. To appear. Kaelbling, L. P. (1993). Hierarchical reinforcement learning: Preliminary results. In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Machine Learning, pp. 167–173 San Francisco, CA.

Under Hyps. 1, 4 & 6, Alg. 8 is partially correct: if it ≤ terminates and returns “true” then lfp λ X · I ∨ F (X) ≤ S. Proof. If the loop ever terminates after n ≥ 0 iterations then upon exit we have α(I) X n = X and Y = Y n α(S). So if X Y then by Hyp. 6 and monotony, γ(X) ≤ γ(Y ) ≤ γ ◦ α(S) ≤ S and I ≤ γ ◦ α(I) ≤ γ(X) ≤ γ(Y ). So X Y implies γ(X) ≤ S & I ≤ γ(Y ) and the argument used in the proof of Th. 24 concludes the partial correctness proof of Alg. 8. Theorem 27. Under Hyps. 1, 4 & 6, the abstraction α, γ and α, γ is partially complete for Alg.

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