Neptune: a Mixed-Initiative Environment for Planning and Scheduling


Berry, P. M., Bulka, B., Peintner, B., Roberts, M., & Yorke-Smith, N. (2008). Neptune: A Mixed-Initiative Environment for Planning and Scheduling. In FLAIRS Conference (pp. 573-574).


We describe the design of a user-centric, integrated planning and scheduling system that assists the user in exploring the rich space of plans and associated resource assignment options in complex, real-world domains. Each component of the system (user, planner, and scheduler) reacts to the actions of the other, resolving conflicts and iteratively refining the solution until acceptable.

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