A collection of papers surveying recent progress in the field of Combinatorial Optimization. Topics examined include theoretical and computational aspects (Boolean Programming, Probabilistic Analysis of Algorithms, Parallel Computer Models and Combinatorial Algorithms), well-known combinatorial problems (such as the Linear Assignment Problem, the Quadratic Assignment Problem, the Knapsack Problem and Steiner Problems in Graphs) and more applied problems (such as Network Synthesis and Dynamic Network Optimization, Single Facility Location Problems on Networks, the Vehicle Routing Problem and Scheduling Problems).

Table of Contents

1. Selected Topics in Scheduling Theory (J. Błażewicz). 2. Quadratic Assignment Problems (G. Finke, R.E. Burkard and F. Rendl). 3. Order Relations of Variables in 0-1 Programming (P.L. Hammer and B. Simeone). 4. Single Facility Location on Networks (P. Hansen, M. Labbé, D. Peeters and J.-F. Thisse). 5. Exact Algorithms for the Vehicle Routing Problem (G. Laporte and Y. Nobert). 6. The Steiner Problem in Graphs (N. Maculan). 7. Algorithms for Knapsack Problems (S. Martello and P. Toth). 8. Linear Assignment Problems (S. Martello and P. Toth). 9. Network Synthesis and Dynamic Network Optimization (M. Minoux). 10. Parallel Computer Models and Combinatorial Algorithms (C.C. Ribeiro). 11. Probabilistic Analysis of Algorithms (A.H.G. Rinnooy Kan).


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© 1987
North Holland
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About the editors

Gilbert Laporte

Affiliations and Expertise

Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Montreal, Canada