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## 07 Jun Refer to the 8-puzzle problem described below. Suppose we want to add some knowledge to your blind search design to speed

1. Refer to the 8-puzzle problem described below.
2. Suppose we want to add some knowledge to your blind search design to speed it up.
• What knowledge/information/heuristics will you add?  (I'm looking for a description of how you'll use outside knowledge of the problem to guide the search here.)
• What kind of improvement do you expect to have with your heuristic? (Less states searched?  Better solution found?  Something else?)
• How much improvement do you expect to have?  A lot? A little? Why?

### Purpose

This assignment is intended to help you learn to solve a problem with Blind Search.

### The Problem

The "8-puzzle" (or "15-puzzle") is a "sliding tile" puzzle that you've probably seen one place or another. Here's the Wikipedia article on it (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/15_puzzle).

Basically, you're given a 3×3 (or 4×4) grid of tiles, with tiles holding the numbers 1-8 (or 1-15), and one cell empty.

Please find the attachment for the initial and final states

A "move" is to move a tile above, below, to the left, or to the right of the blank into the empty space (which makes space previously holding the tile now empty).

### Action Items

1. Suppose we want to develop an AI-based search system to solve the problem described above.  Answer the following questions about the design of the solution:
1. How will you represent a "state" in this system?
2. How will you represent an action in this system?  How does it generate a new state?
3. What is the (worst-case) branching factor for your design?
4. If we are using uninformed search to solve this, do you think Breadth-First Search or Depth-First Search will be better?  Why?  Is there anything you need to worry about?
2. Submit your work by the due date.

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