8 edition of **Combinatorial optimization** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1976**
by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York
.

Written in English

- Combinatorial optimization,
- Matroids,
- Network analysis (Planning),
- Computational complexity,
- Algorithms

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statement | Eugene L. Lawler. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA402.5 .L39 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | x, 374 p. : |

Number of Pages | 374 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL4883905M |

ISBN 10 | 0030848660 |

LC Control Number | 76013516 |

This book is a uniquely useful celebration of the past, present and future of this important and active field. Ideal for students and researchers in mathematics, computer science and operations research, it exposes mathematical optimization, in particular integer programming and combinatorial optimization, to a 5/5(1). Combinatorial optimization problems are those where mathematical techniques are applied to find optimal solutions within a finite set of possible solutions. The set of possible solutions is generally defined by a set of restrictions, and the set is too large for exhaustive search. View chapter Purchase book. MAX-SAT AND MAX-CSP. Holger H.

Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Oct 16, · Combinatorial Optimization. by Eugene Lawler. Dover Books on Mathematics. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it Brand: Dover Publications.

I believe combinatorial optimization is the natural way to go from Hall and König. Extremal graph theory mostly restricts itself to graphs (rather than decorated graphs, matroids, jump systems and all the other fancy objects combinatorial optimization is occupied with), about which it asks deeper questions. Apr 26, · Read "Combinatorial Optimization Algorithms and Complexity" by Christos H. Papadimitriou available from Rakuten Kobo. This clearly written, mathematically rigorous text includes a novel algorithmic exposition of the simplex method and als Brand: Dover Publications.

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Christos Papadimitriou has written quite a gem. On one hand this book serves as a good introduction to combinatorial optimization algorithms, in that it provides a flawless introduction to the simplex algorithm, linear and integer programming, and search techniques Cited by: Combinatorial optimization is a subset of mathematical optimization that is related to operations research, algorithm theory, and computational complexity theory.

It has important applications in several fields, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, auction theory, and software engineering.

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First: I'm no expert in optimization, and this might be one reason why I did not like this book that much. Combinatorial optimization book also skipped a good portion of the book, which I considered not being relevant for my work.

One of the main drawbacks of this book is that, although the title speaks of combinatorial optimization, the topic is (integer) linear programming.4/5. An in-depth overview of polyhedral methods and efficient algorithms in combinatorial optimization.

These methods form a broad, coherent and powerful kernel in combinatorial optimization, with strong links to discrete mathematics, mathematical programming and computer science/5(13). About this book. A complete, highly accessible introduction to one of today's most exciting areas of applied mathematics One of the youngest, most vital areas of applied mathematics, combinatorial optimization integrates techniques from combinatorics, linear programming, and the theory of.

The book contains complete but concise proofs, also for many deep results, some of which did not appear in a book before. Many very recent topics are covered as well, and many references are provided. Thus this book represents the state of the art of combinatorial optimization.

A linear program is an optimization problem over real-valued variables, while this course is about combinatorial problems, that is problems with a nite number of discrete solutions. The reasons why we will study linear programming are that steinrenovationanddesigngroup.com programs can be solved in polynomial time, and very e ciently in practice.

Combinatorial optimization. Abstract. No abstract available. Cited By. The authors designed this book as a text for undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematics, operations research, and computer science departments. The introduction discusses the traveling salesman problem and the matching problem as motivating examples, then.

Combinatorial optimization is one of the youngest and most active areas of discrete mathematics, and is probably its driving force today. This book describes the most important ideas, theoretical results, and algorithms of this field. This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Combinatorial Optimization, ISCOheld in Vietri sul Mare, Italy, in May The 38 revised full papers presented in this book were carefully reviewed and selected from 98 submissions.

A unifying approach to optimization problems is to formulate them like linear programming problems, while restricting some or all of the variables to the integers.

This book is an encyclopedic resource for such formulations, as well as for understanding the structure of and solving the resulting integer programming problems. Rave reviews for INTEGER AND COMBINATORIAL OPTIMIZATION "This book provides an excellent introduction and survey of traditional fields of combinatorial optimization It is indeed one of the best and most complete texts on combinatorial optimization available.

[And] with more than entries, [it] has quite an exhaustive reference. Editorial Reviews. Reprints a work originally published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston (New York, ). Focusing on combinatorial optimization problems involving matroids, this text is suitable for courses in combinatorial computing and concrete computational complexity Author: Eugene Lawler.

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Combinatorial Optimization by Cook, Cunningham, Pulleyblank, and Schrijver is a good intro. This book offers an in-depth overview of polyhedral methods and efficient algorithms in combinatorial steinrenovationanddesigngroup.com methods form a broad, coherent and powerful kernel in combinatorial optimization, with strong links to discrete mathematics, mathematical programming and computer science.

In eight parts, various areas are treated, each starting with an elementary introduction to the area 5/5(1). Examples 9 for example. The gray square at the upper right clearly cannot be covered. Unfortunately it is not easy to state a condition that fully characterizes the boards that can be covered; we will see.Book Description Princeton University Press, United States, Paperback.

Condition: New. Revised edition. Language: English. Brand new Book. In the past three decades, local search has grown from a simple heuristic idea into a mature field of research in combinatorial optimization that is attracting ever-increasing attention.3/5(4).Sep 30, · Combinatorial Optimization is an ideal introduction to this mathematical discipline for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of discrete mathematics, computer science, and operations research.

Written by a team of recognized experts, the text offers a thorough, highly accessible treatment of both classical concepts and recent results.