Future direction

Vishnu Nath, Stephen E. Levinson

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


A simple literature review will reveal a plethora of maze solving algorithms. However, merely executing an algorithm in a sequence of steps is not worthy of present day research, simply because there is nothing to differentiate it from the millions of sequential executions taking place in an ordinary CPU. Furthermore, if the system finds itself in an unknown state, most algorithms do not have a fallback mechanism built into the algorithm. Engineers will have to add some sort of safety check just to get the system back to a known condition. There are times when even this is not sufficient since the exact sequence of states and timing is crucial for the successful termination of the algorithm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSpringerBriefs in Computer Science
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2014

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in Computer Science
ISSN (Print)2191-5768
ISSN (Electronic)2191-5776

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Computer Science


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