# MAX-CSP, Graph Cuts and Statistical Physics

@article{Wang2014MAXCSPGC, title={MAX-CSP, Graph Cuts and Statistical Physics}, author={Yi-Kai Wang}, journal={arXiv: Data Structures and Algorithms}, year={2014} }

The theoretical models providing mathematical abstractions for several significant optimization problems in machine learning, combinatorial optimization, computer vision and statistical physics have intrinsic similarities. We propose a unified framework to model these computation tasks where the structures of these optimization problems are encoded by functions attached on the vertices and edges of a graph. We show that computing MAX 2-CSP admits polynomial-time approximation scheme (PTAS) on…

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