Generally speaking, a successful division will reduce the search time not by a mere fraction, but by a. fractional exponent. In a graph with 10 branches descending from each node, a 20-step search might involve 1020 trials, which is out of the question,...
Machine Intelligence and Robotics: Report of the NASA Study Group : Final Report - Page 442
by NASA Study Group on Machine Intelligence and Robotics - 1980 - 400 pages
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