## constraint

<*programming, mathematics*> A Boolean relation, often an
equality or ineqality relation, between the values of one or
more mathematical variables (often two). E.g. x>3 is a
constraint on x. constraint satisfaction attempts to assign
values to variables so that all constraints are true.

Usenet newsgroup: comp.constraints. *FAQ*.

Last updated: 2002-06-08

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