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Exact and approximate resolution of integral multiflow and multicut problems: algorithms and complexity

  • Cédric BentzEmail author
PhD Thesis
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Abstract

This is a summary of the author’s PhD thesis supervised by Marie- Christine Costa and Frédéric Roupin and defended on 20 November 2006 at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers in Paris (France). The thesis is written in French and is available upon request from the author. This work deals with two well-known optimization problems from graph theory: the maximum integral multiflow and the minimum multicut problems. The main contributions of this thesis concern the polynomial-time solvability and the approximation of these two problems (and of some of their variants) in classical classes of graphs: bounded tree-width graphs, planar graphs and grids, digraphs, etc.

Keywords

Multicuts Integral multiflows Polynomial-time solvability Polynomial approximation Combinatorial optimization Graph theory 

MSC Classification

05C85 68Q17 90C27 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CEDRIC LaboratoryConservatoire National des Arts et MétiersParisFrance

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