Merging Qualitative Constraints Networks Using Propositional Logic

  • Jean-François Condotta
  • Souhila Kaci
  • Pierre Marquis
  • Nicolas Schwind
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5590)


In this paper we address the problem of merging qualitative constraints networks (QCNs). We propose a rational merging procedure for QCNs. It is based on translations of QCNs into propositional formulas, and take advantage of propositional merging operators.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-François Condotta
    • 1
  • Souhila Kaci
    • 1
  • Pierre Marquis
    • 1
  • Nicolas Schwind
    • 1
  1. 1.Université d’Artois CRIL CNRS UMR 8188LensFrance

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