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to consider the future, to anticipate future events
to look in front of you literally
In backtracking algorithms, look ahead is the generic term for a subprocedure that attempts to foresee the effects of choosing a branching variable to evaluate or one of its values. The two main aims of look-ahead are to choose a variable to evaluate next and the order of values to assign to it.
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