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Meta-Constraints: to aid interaction and to provide explanations

van der Linden, Janet (2002). Meta-Constraints: to aid interaction and to provide explanations. In: Proceedings Joint Workshop of the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics, 19 - 21 Jun 2002, Cork, Ireland.

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Abstract

We explore the use of meta-constraints as a way of providing explanations to the user. Meta-constraints can provide a summary of the state of the CPS, and thus form a way of leaving out a large amount of detail that would be unhelpful to the user when dealing with a large problem. The ideas are illustrated through the problem of University students selecting modules for their studies.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: Workshop Paper - Working Group on Constraints and the CologNet area on Constraint Logic Programming--http://www.cs.ucc.ie/~osullb/ercim2002/#Schedule
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 4914
Depositing User: Michelle Bailey
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2006
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2010 12:50
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/4914
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