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Mathematical Programming Computation

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 57–73 | Cite as

Implementation of a unimodularity test

  • Matthias Walter
  • Klaus Truemper
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Abstract

This paper describes implementation and computational results of a polynomial test of total unimodularity. The test is a simplified version of a prior method. The program also decides two related unimodularity properties. The software is available free of charge in source code form under the Boost Software License.

Keywords

Unimodularity Total unimodularity Polynomial test 

Mathematics Subject Classification

05-04 combinatorics - explicit machine computation and programming 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Mathematical OptimizationUniversity of Magdeburg “Otto von Guericke”MagdeburgGermany
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of Texas at DallasRichardsonUSA

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