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By Yuval Rabani (auth.), Klaus Jansen, Stefano Leonardi, Vijay Vazirani (eds.)

This e-book constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the fifth foreign Workshop on Approximation Algorithms for Combinatorial Optimization difficulties, APPROX 2002, held in Rome, Italy in September 2002.
The 20 revised complete papers provided have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from fifty four submissions. one of the subject matters addressed are layout and research of approximation algorithms, inapproximability effects, on-line difficulties, randomization innovations, average-case research, approximation sessions, scheduling difficulties, routing and circulate difficulties, coloring and partitioning, cuts and connectivity, packing and masking, geometric difficulties, community layout, and purposes to video game concept and different fields.

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We now show how to waive the assumption that all sets in S 2 have size d. We append one element from some set (of size d) that the greedy algorithm selects in its first phase to every set in S 2 of size d − 1. It is easy to see that the previous argument goes through, and all sets in S 2 have size precisely d. Using the analysis in [16], it follows that for n sufficiently large, cost(OP T )=l. ✷ From Lemma 2 and Lemma 4, the approximation ratio of every priority r ni i=1 = kl . From Slav´ık’s analysis, this is algorithm for set cover is at least l precisely the approximation ratio of the greedy set cover algorithm which shows: Theorem 3.

Every node in V has outdegree at most two, and 3. every node in V has total degree at most three. Then the edges of G can be colored with two colors such that each color class consists solely of node-disjoint paths and cycles of length at least three. Proof. To be specific, we call the colors red and blue. We construct an auxiliary undirected graph H = (E, Z) whose nodes are the edges of G. There is an edge {e, f } in Z iff there are nodes u, v, and x in V such that e = (u, x) and f = (v, x) or e = (x, u) and f = (x, v), in other words, if e is red, then f has to be blue and vice versa.

1 Introduction A cycle cover of a directed or undirected graph G is a spanning subgraph consisting of node-disjoint cycles. g. Lov´asz and Plummer [12] and Graham et al. [8] and the abundance of references given there. A k-cycle cover is a cycle cover in which each cycle has at least length k. Such cycle covers are also called (k − 1)-restricted. In this paper, we are concerned with approximating maximum weight 3-cycle covers in complete directed graphs with nonnegative edge weights. To be specific, we call this problem Max-3-DCC.

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