Exact algorithms for NP-hard problems : A survey

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    Abstract

    We discuss fast exponential time solutions for NP-complete problems. We survey known results and approaches, we provide pointers to the literature, and we discuss several open problems in this area. The list of discussed NP-complete problems includes the travelling salesman problem, scheduling under precedence constraints, satisfiability, knapsack, graph coloring, independent sets in graphs, bandwidth of a graph, and many more.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationCombinatorial Optimization - Eureka! You shrink! Papers dedicated to Jack Edmonds. (5th International Workshop, Aussois, France, March 2001, Revised papers)
    EditorsM. Jünger, G. Reinelt, G. Rinaldi
    Place of PublicationBerlin
    PublisherSpringer
    Pages185-207
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2003

    Publication series

    NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
    Volume2570
    ISSN (Print)0302-9743

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