Date of Original Version

8-2005

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Article

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This paper gives a sufficient condition for a combinatorial problem to be greedy-type resistant, i.e. such that, on some instances of the problem, any greedy-type algorithm will output the unique worst possible solution. The condition is used to show that the Equipartition, the k-Clique, the Asymmetric Traveling Salesman, the Hamiltonian Path, the Min–Max Matching, and the Assignment Problems are all greedy-type resistant.

DOI

10.1016/j.disopt.2006.03.001

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Discrete Optimization, 3, 4, 288-298.