Go-With-The-Winners Heuristic

  • Umesh V. Vazirani
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1663)


Go-with-the-winners (GWW) is a simple but powerful paradigm for designing heuristics for NP-hard optimization problems. We give a brief survey of the theoretical basis as well as the experimental validation of this paradigm.


Random Graph Edge Density Geometric Graph Local Expansion 35th IEEE Symposium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Umesh V. Vazirani
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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