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Multicut and Integer Multicommodity Flow in Trees

  • Vijay V. Vazirani

Abstract

The theory of cuts in graphs occupies a central place not only in the study of exact algorithms, but also approximation algorithms. We will present some key results in the next four chapters. This will also give us the opportunity to develop further the two fundamental algorithm design techniques introduced in Chapters 14 and 15.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vijay V. Vazirani
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  1. 1.Georgia Institute of TechnologyCollege of ComputingAtlantaUSA

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