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Indeed, in this part, we have purposely refrained from tightly cat egorizing algorithmic techniques so as not to trivialize matters.

Bertrand Russell Most natural optimization problems, including those arising in important application areas, are NP-hard. Probabilistic approximation of metric spaces and its algorithmic applications.

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Nearly linear time approximation scheme for Euclidean TSP and other geometric problems. The Steiner problem with edge lengths 1 and 2. Francis rated it really liked it Jan 23, In Part I we cover combinato rial algorithms for a number of important problems, using a wide variety of algorithm design approximatioh.

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