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Convex and linear models of NP-problems

  title={Convex and linear models of NP-problems},
  author={S. Gubin},
  • S. Gubin
  • Published 2007
  • Computer Science, Mathematics
  • ArXiv
Reducing the NP-problems to the convex/linear analysis on the Birkhoff polytope. Introduction Since the classical works of J. Edmonds [2, and others], linear modeling became a common technique in combinatorial optimization [8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, and others]. Often, the linear models are expressed with some constrains on the incidence vector. The major benefit of this approach is the symmetry of the resulting model: the resulting equations are an invariant under relabeling. The major… Expand

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