Exercise 4.16

Like DFS, online DFS is incomplete for reversible state spaces with infinite paths. For example, suppose that states are points on the infinite two-dimensional grid and actions are unit vectors $(1,0)$, $(0,1)$, $(-1,0)$, $(0,-1)$, tried in that order. Show that online DFS starting at $(0,0)$ will not reach $(1,-1)$. Suppose the agent can observe, in addition to its current state, all successor states and the actions that would lead to them. Write an algorithm that is complete even for bidirected state spaces with infinite paths. What states does it visit in reaching $(1,-1)$?

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