Ariadne's Thread

What is the inner meaning of Ariadne's Thread?

Liked this question? Tell your friends about it

2 Answers

Order by
Oldest to Newest
Newest to Oldest

In AI and Logic Ariadne's Thread can refer to the use of organized records such to slve problems with multiple choices. I.E. Keeping a record of what you have done so you don't repeat mistakes and having an plan to get you to your destination.

In AI/Logic there are a few standard problems that are used. E.g. "The Travelling Salesman" problem and exiting a maze are examples of searching problems. Most problems. Most logic problems boil down to searching and/or sorting.

Some references below seem to apply Ariadne's Thread search for meaning or order in ones life, suggesting you need a logical approach such as Ariadne's Thread to deal with the demons in our lives rather than letting emotions rule when encoutering scary things like Minatours or failing a test at university.

Some Links


solving a problem w/ multiple means.  an ethical question...also a play 

Be The First To Answer

Other people asked questions on various topics, and are still waiting for answer. Would be great if you can take a sec and answer them