Platypus: A Platform for Distributed Answer Set Solving

  • Jean Gressmann
  • Tomi Janhunen
  • Robert E. Mercer
  • Torsten Schaub
  • Sven Thiele
  • Richard Tichy
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3662)

Abstract

We propose a model to manage the distributed computation of answer sets within a general framework. This design incorporates a variety of software and hardware architectures and allows its easy use with a diverse cadre of computational elements. Starting from a generic algorithmic scheme, we develop a platform for distributed answer set computation, describe its current state of implementation, and give some experimental results.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean Gressmann
    • 1
  • Tomi Janhunen
    • 2
  • Robert E. Mercer
    • 3
  • Torsten Schaub
    • 1
  • Sven Thiele
    • 1
  • Richard Tichy
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Institut für InformatikUniversität PotsdamPotsdamGermany
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and Engineering,Laboratory for Theoretical Computer ScienceHelsinki University of Technology, TKKFinland
  3. 3.Computer Science Department, Middlesex CollegeThe University of Western OntarioLondonCanada

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