A branch bound method for subset sum problem
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- Wu, S. Acta Mathematicae Applicatae Sinica (1994) 10: 302. doi:10.1007/BF02006860
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This paper indicates the possible difficulties for applying the interior point method to NP-complete problems, transforms an NP-complete problem into a nonconvex quadratic program and then develops some convexity theories for it. Lastly it proposes an algorithm which uses Karmarkar's algorithm as a subroutine. The finite convergence of this algorithm is also proved.