A note on the lower bound for online strip packing


This note presents a lower bound of 3/2+ √ 33/6 ≈ 2.457 on the competitive ratio for online strip packing. The instance construction we use to obtain the lower bound was first coined by Brown, Baker and Katseff [2]. Recently this instance construction is used to improve the lower bound in computer aided proofs. We derive the best possible lower bound that… (More)

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