Path consistency

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A consistency property that is similar to arc consistency but that considers pairs of variables instead of just one. A pair of variables LaTeX: (x,y) is path-consistent with another variable LaTeX: z if for every consistent value pair for the binary constraint on LaTeX: x and LaTeX: y there exists a value for LaTeX: z such that all binary constraints between LaTeX: ({x},z) and LaTeX: (y,z) are satisfied.


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