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Recurrence-based Heuristics for the Hamiltonian Path Inclusion and Exclusion and Exclusion Algorithm

Bax, Eric (1994) Recurrence-based Heuristics for the Hamiltonian Path Inclusion and Exclusion and Exclusion Algorithm. California Institute of Technology . (Unpublished) http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechCSTR:1994.cs-tr-94-11

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Abstract

For many problem instances, the inclusion and exclusion formula has many cancellations and symmetries. By imposing a hierarchy on the formula's terms, we develop general reductions for inclusion and exclusion algorithms. We apply these reductions to an algorithm which counts Hamiltonian paths, and we develop a branch and bound algorithm to detect Hamiltonian paths. Then we show how to apply the reductions to other inclusion and exclusion algorithms.


Item Type:Report or Paper (Technical Report)
Group:Computer Science Technical Reports
Record Number:CaltechCSTR:1994.cs-tr-94-11
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechCSTR:1994.cs-tr-94-11
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ID Code:26790
Collection:CaltechCSTR
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Deposited On:25 Apr 2001
Last Modified:26 Dec 2012 14:05

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