A Solution Merging Heuristic for the Steiner Problem in Graphs Using Tree Decompositions

@inproceedings{Bosman2015ASM,
  title={A Solution Merging Heuristic for the Steiner Problem in Graphs Using Tree Decompositions},
  author={Thomas Bosman},
  booktitle={SEA},
  year={2015}
}
  • T. Bosman
  • Published in SEA 29 April 2015
  • Computer Science
Fixed parameter tractable algorithms for bounded treewidth are known to exist for a wide class of graph optimization problems. While most research in this area has been focused on exact algorithms, it is hard to find decompositions of treewidth sufficiently small to make these al- gorithms fast enough for practical use. Consequently, tree decomposition based algorithms have limited applicability to large scale optimization. However, by first reducing the input graph so that a small width tree… 
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