The Missionaries and Cannibals problem illustrates the use of state space search for planning under constraints:
Three missionaries and three cannibals wish to cross a river using a two-person boat. If at any time the cannibals outnumber the missionaries on either side of the river, they will eat the missionaries. How can a sequence of boat trips be performed that will get everyone to the other side of the river without any missionaries being eaten?
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