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Gdynia Maritime University
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Learning Search Algorithms: An Educational View
1 University of Žilina, Žilina, Slovak Republic
ABSTRACT: Artificial intelligence methods find their practical usage in many applications including maritime industry. The paper concentrates on the methods of uninformed and informed search, potentially usable in solving of complex problems based on the state space representation. The problem of introducing the search algorithms to newcomers has its technical and psychological dimensions. The authors show how it is possible to cope with both of them through design and use of specialized authoring systems. A typical example of searching a path through the maze is used to demonstrate how to test, observe and compare properties of various search strategies. Performance of search methods is evaluated based on the common criteria.
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Citation note:
Janota A., Šimák V., Hrbček J.: Learning Search Algorithms: An Educational View. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 8, No. 4, doi:10.12716/1001.08.04.11, pp. 565-570, 2014

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