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By Héctor Geffner (auth.), Peter van Beek (eds.)

This booklet constitutes the refereed court cases of the eleventh foreign convention on ideas and perform of Constraint Programming, CP 2005, held in Sitges, Spain, in October 2005.

The forty eight revised complete papers and 22 revised brief papers awarded including prolonged abstracts of four invited talks and forty abstracts of contributions to the doctoral scholars software in addition to 7 abstracts of contributions to a structures demonstration consultation have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 164 submissions. All present problems with computing with constraints are addressed, starting from methodological and foundational facets to fixing real-world difficulties in numerous program fields.

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In other words, the permutation π does not change any constraint relation of P , considered as a set of tuples. From this brief survey of existing symmetry definitions, it can be seen that they differ both in what aspect of the CSP they act on (only the values, only the variables, or variable-value pairs) and in what they preserve (the constraints or the set of solutions). g. [2,7,8,11]), as opposed to adding constraints to the CSP, to describe symmetries by their action on variable-value pairs. Hence, almost all the definitions described in this section are more restrictive than these systems allow.

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