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Packing Cycles Faster Than Erd\H{o}s-P\'osa

  title={Packing Cycles Faster Than Erd\H\{o\}s-P\'osa},
  author={Daniel Lokshtanov and Amer E. Mouawad and Saket Saurabh and Meirav Zehavi},
  journal={arXiv: Data Structures and Algorithms},
The Cycle Packing problem asks whether a given undirected graph $G=(V,E)$ contains $k$ vertex-disjoint cycles. Since the publication of the classic Erd\H{o}s-P\'osa theorem in 1965, this problem received significant scientific attention in the fields of Graph Theory and Algorithm Design. In particular, this problem is one of the first problems studied in the framework of Parameterized Complexity. The non-uniform fixed-parameter tractability of Cycle Packing follows from the Robertson-Seymour… 

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