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The Design of Approximation Algorithms

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The Design of Approximation Algorithms
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0521195276
ISBN-13: 9780521195270
Number of pages: 496

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This book shows how to design approximation algorithms: efficient algorithms that find provably near-optimal solutions. The book is organized around central algorithmic techniques for designing approximation algorithms, including greedy and local search algorithms, dynamic programming, linear and semidefinite programming, and randomization.

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