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SICSA research project - Lars Kotthoff

Lars Kotthoff of the University of St Andrews is developing smarter software that “adapts itself to the problem it solves.” …


Lars Kotthoff of the University of St Andrews is developing smarter software that “adapts itself to the problem it solves.” The kind of problems under consideration involve exploring very large search spaces to find solutions. If the software can rule out large parts of this search space, the problem can sometimes be solved in a matter of seconds, instead of days. The current state-of-the-art systems are highly tuned but also general, so that they are able to solve many different types of problems. Lars’ research is about taking advantage of additional information about specific problems as they are solved and using this knowledge to improve performance.
 

"SICSA research project - Lars Kotthoff". Science Scotland (Issue Ten)
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