Asymptotically Optimal Algorithm for the Maximum m-Peripatetic Salesman Problem in a Normed Space

  • E. Kh. Gimadi
  • O. Yu. Tsidulko
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11353)


The maximum m-Peripatetic Salesman Problem (m-PSP) consists of determining m edge-disjoint Hamiltonian cycles of maximum total weight in a given complete weighted n-vertex graph. We consider a geometric variant of the problem and describe a polynomial time approximation algorithm for the m-PSP in a normed space of fixed dimension. We prove that the algorithm is asymptotically optimal for \(m=o(n)\).


Maximum traveling salesman problem Maximum m-peripatetic salesman problem Normed space Asymptotically optimal algorithm 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sobolev Institute of Mathematics SB RASNovosibirskRussia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanics and MathematicsNovosibirsk State UniversityNovosibirskRussia

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