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By Jon Lee

a primary direction in Combinatorial Optimization is a 2004 textual content for a one-semester introductory graduate-level direction for college kids of operations study, arithmetic, and desktop technology. it's a self-contained remedy of the topic, requiring just some mathematical adulthood. themes comprise: linear and integer programming, polytopes, matroids and matroid optimization, shortest paths, and community flows. critical to the exposition is the polyhedral perspective, that is the major precept underlying the profitable integer-programming method of combinatorial-optimization difficulties. one other key unifying subject is matroids. the writer doesn't stay on info buildings and implementation info, who prefer to target the major mathematical rules that bring about important types and algorithms. difficulties and workouts are integrated all through in addition to references for extra study.

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