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An algorithm for counting maximum weighted independent sets and its applications

@inproceedings{Dahllf2002AnAF,
  title={An algorithm for counting maximum weighted independent sets and its applications},
  author={Vilhelm Dahll{\"o}f and P. Jonsson},
  booktitle={SODA '02},
  year={2002}
}
We present an O(1.3247n) algorithm for counting the number of independent sets with maximum weight in graphs. We show how this algorithm can be used solving a number of different counting problems: counting exact covers, exact hitting sets, weighted set packing and satisfying assignments in 1-in-k SAT. 

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