Clemens Büchner

Clemens Büchner
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Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Spiegelgasse 5
CH - 4051 Basel, Switzerland
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04.001
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+41 61 207 05 40

As a child, I was fascinated by puzzles and combinatorial problems. Since 2015, my studies of computer science at the University of Basel have allowed me to persue this interest academically. During this time, my interests evolved around planning and optimization, aiming to solve such problems automatically. I completed my Bachelor's and Master's degree in 2018 and 2020, respectively. Since then, I have been working on my PhD in the AI group here in Basel.

My current research focus lies in using ordered landmarks to guide heuristic search for solving classical planning problems.

Awards

  • Best Student Paper Runner-Up Award for the paper Exploiting Cyclic Dependencies in Landmark Heuristics (PDF) with Thomas Keller and Malte Helmert at the 31st International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 2021).

Publications

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2021

  • Clemens Büchner, Thomas Keller and Malte Helmert.
    Exploiting Cyclic Dependencies in Landmark Heuristics.
    In Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 2021), pp. 65-73. 2021.
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  • Clemens Büchner and Thomas Keller.
    LM-BFS: A Framework for Landmarks in Planning.
    In Proceedings of the ICAPS 2021 Workshop on Heuristics and Search for Domain-Independent Planning (HSDIP 2021). 2021.
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