Mathematical Methods of Operations Research

, Volume 80, Issue 1, pp 83–97 | Cite as

On DC optimization algorithms for solving minmax flow problems

  • Le Dung MuuEmail author
  • Le Quang Thuy
Original Article


We formulate minmax flow problems as a DC optimization problem. We then apply a DC primal-dual algorithm to solve the resulting problem. The obtained computational results show that the proposed algorithm is efficient thanks to particular structures of the minmax flow problems.


Minmax flow problem Smooth DC optimization Regularization 



We would like to thank the Associate Editor and the anonymous referees for their useful suggestions, comments and remarks on the paper, which helped us very much in revising the paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of MathematicsVASTHanoiVietnam
  2. 2.School of Applied Mathematics and InformaticsHaNoi University of Science and TechnologyHanoiVietnam

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