Matching: A Well-Solved Class of Integer Linear Programs

  • Jack Edmonds
  • Ellis L. Johnson
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2570)


A main purpose of this work is to give a good algorithm for a certain well-described class of integer linear programming problems, called matching problems (or the matching problem). Methods developed for simple matching [2]


Integer Program Integer Linear Program Match Problem Optimum Match Cost Vector 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jack Edmonds
    • 1
  • Ellis L. Johnson
    • 2
  1. 1.National Bureau of StandardsWashington, D.C.USA
  2. 2.I.B.M. Research CenterYorktown HeightsUSA

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