# Structural Rounding on a Parameterized Graph Class using Heuristics

@inproceedings{Perschon2021StructuralRO, title={Structural Rounding on a Parameterized Graph Class using Heuristics}, author={Cole Perschon}, year={2021} }

Structural rounding is a framework for approximating NP-hard optimization problems on graphs near structured classes [10]. It has previously been empirically shown to outperform standard 2-approximations for VERTEX COVER on near-bipartite graphs [21]. Though promising, it is unclear if these findings are representative of structural rounding in general since the remainder of the framework’s theoretical results have yet to be tested in practice. In this thesis, we consider the problem of…

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