The complexity of computing the Muirhead-Dalton distance

V.G. Deineko, B. Klinz, G.J. Woeginger

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We show that the following problem is NP-hard, and hence computationally intractable: "Given a vector y that Lorenz-dominates a vector x, what is the smallest number of Muirhead–Dalton transfers that transform x into y?"
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)282-284
JournalMathematical Social Sciences
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2009


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