An Approximation Result for Matchings in Partitioned Hypergraphs

  • Isabel BeckenbachEmail author
  • Ralf BorndörferEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Operations Research Proceedings book series (ORP)


We investigate the matching and perfect matching polytopes of hypergraphs having a special structure, which we call partitioned hypergraphs. We show that the integrality gap of the standard LP-relaxation is at most \(2\sqrt{d}\) for partitioned hypergraphs with parts of size \(\le d\). Furthermore, we show that this bound cannot be improved to \(\mathscr {O}(d^{0.5-\varepsilon })\).



The first author was supported by BMBF Research Campus MODAL.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Zuse Institut BerlinBerlinGermany

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