A Planning under Uncertainty Model

  • Enrique Paniagua-Arís
  • José T. Palma-Méndez
  • Fernando Martín-Rubio
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2178)


In classical planning, actions are assumed to be deterministic, the initial state is known and the goal is defined by a set of state facts, and the solution consists of a sequence of actions that leads the system from the initial state to the goal state. However, most practical problems, especially in non observable and uncertain contexts, do not satisfy these requirements of complete and deterministic information. The main goal of this work is to develop a generic planning under uncertainty model at the knowledge level enabling plan viability evaluation so that the most possible, effective, and complete plan can be determined. The proposed model in this work is presented at different levels of analysis: meta ontological, ontological, epistemological and logical levels, and applied to the post and ex ante approaches. The planning task is composed of a set of planning subtasks: plan generation, plan prevention, plan support, plan correction, and plan replacement.


State Fact Uncertainty Model Knowledge Level Planning Task Plan Replacement 
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  • Enrique Paniagua-Arís
  • José T. Palma-Méndez
  • Fernando Martín-Rubio

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