Kamal Jain, Ion Mandoiu, Vijay V. Vazirani, David P. Williamson, A primal-dual schema based approximation algorithm for the element connectivity problem. Vijay Vazirani. Presented by: Geoff Hollinger. CS, Spring Approximation Algorithms f(I) is a real number = constant factor approximation. f(I) could. This book presents the theory of ap proximation algorithms as it stands today. Approximation Algorithms. Front Cover · Vijay V. Vazirani. Springer Science.
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Return to Book Page. Preview — Approximation Algorithms by Vijay V. Approximation Algorithms by Vijay V. Although this may seem a paradox, all exact science is dominated by the idea of approximation. Bertrand Russell Most natural optimization problems, including those arising in important application areas, are NP-hard.
Charting the landscape of a Although this may seem a paradox, all exact science is dominated by the idea of approximation.
Charting the landscape of approximability of these problems, via polynomial time algorithms, therefore becomes a compelling subject of scientific inquiry in computer science and mathematics.
This book presents the theory of ap proximation algorithms as it stands today. It is reasonable to expect the picture to change with time. This book is divided into three parts. In Part I we cover combinato rial algorithms for a number of important problems, using a wide variety of algorithm design techniques. The latter may give Part I a non-cohesive appearance. However, this is to be expected – nature is very rich, and we cannot expect a few tricks to help solve the diverse collection of NP-hard problems.
Indeed, in this part, we have purposely refrained from tightly cat egorizing algorithmic techniques so as not to trivialize matters. Instead, we have attempted to capture, as accurately as possible, the individual character of each problem, and approximatiom out connections between problems and algorithms for solving them. Hardcoverpages.
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