Shortest connection networks and some generalizations

@article{Prim1957ShortestCN,
  title={Shortest connection networks and some generalizations},
  author={Robert C. Prim},
  journal={Bell System Technical Journal},
  year={1957},
  volume={36},
  pages={1389-1401}
}
  • R. Prim
  • Published 1 November 1957
  • Mathematics
  • Bell System Technical Journal
The basic problem considered is that of interconnecting a given set of terminals with a shortest possible network of direct links. Simple and practical procedures are given for solving this problem both graphically and computationally. It develops that these procedures also provide solutions for a much broader class of problems, containing other examples of practical interest. 
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