Problem Set 2

Assigned: Feb. 8.
Due: Feb. 29

Problem 1

Show the results of applying alpha-beta pruning to the following game tree. What is the best move for MAX at the top level? (You may do the problem on this sheet.)

Problem 2

Convert the following sentences in the propositional logic to clausal form.
A <=> (B V C)
(A^C) => G.
B => (C^D)
C => E
E => ~G
(E^G) => A.

Problem 3

Trace the action of the Davis-Putnam algorithm applied to the clauses in problem 2. Assume that, when the algorithm encounters a branch point, it selects the first atom in alphabetical order, and that it tries "TRUE" before "FALSE".