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Invitation to Fixed-Parameter Algorithms$
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Rolf Niedermeier

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780198566076

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566076.001.0001

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INTRODUCTION TO FIXED-PARAMETER ALGORITHMS

INTRODUCTION TO FIXED-PARAMETER ALGORITHMS

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(p.3) 1 INTRODUCTION TO FIXED-PARAMETER ALGORITHMS
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Invitation to Fixed-Parameter Algorithms
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Rolf Niedermeier

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566076.003.0001

This chapter discusses three introductory examples for studying exact and fixed-parameter algorithms. It starts with the boolean Satisfiability problem and its numerous parameters, then discusses an application problem from railway optimization, and concludes with a communication problem in tree networks (Multicut in Trees). It briefly summarizes the leitmotif of parameterized algorithm design and analysis.

Keywords:   satisfiability, railway optimization, Multicut in Trees, problem parameters, leitmotif of parameterized algorithmics, exact algorithms

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