Catalogue of Artificial Intelligence Techniques
Author(s): Helen Lowe
This is a search method in which heuristics are used to prune the Search Space to a small number of nearly optimal alternatives. This set comprises the `beam', and its members are then searched in parallel. Applications include speech recognition, vision, constraint directed search, and learning.
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, Carnegie Mellon University, Computer Science Department, 1978.