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Author Hochbaum, Dorit S. ♦ Shmoys, David B.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1986
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Abstract In this paper a powerful, and yet simple, technique for devising approximation algorithms for a wide variety of NP-complete problems in routing, location, and communication network design is investigated. Each of the algorithms presented here delivers an approximate solution guaranteed to be within a constant factor of the optimal solution. In addition, for several of these problems we can show that unless P = NP, there does not exist a polynomial-time algorithm that has a better performance guarantee.
ISSN 00045411
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1986-05-01
Publisher Place New York
e-ISSN 1557735X
Journal Journal of the ACM (JACM)
Volume Number 33
Issue Number 3
Page Count 18
Starting Page 533
Ending Page 550


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Source: ACM Digital Library