A decade of combinatorial optimization

K.I. Aardal, S. van Hoesel, J.K. Lenstra, L. Stougie

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    Abstract

    This paper offers a brief overview of the developments in combinatorial optimization during the past decade. We discuss improvements in polynomial-time algorithms for problems on graphs and networks, and review the methodological and computational progress in linear and integer optimization. Some of the more prominent software packages in these areas are mentioned. With respect to obtaining approximate solutions to NP-hard problems, we survey recent positive and negative results on polynomial-time approximability and summarize the advances in local search
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationEindhoven
    PublisherTechnische Universiteit Eindhoven
    Publication statusPublished - 1997

    Publication series

    NameMemorandum COSOR
    No.97-09

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