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Reports tagged with MAX-2SAT:
TR98-064 | 6th November 1998
Wenceslas Fernandez de la Vega, Marek Karpinski

Polynomial Time Approximation of Dense Weighted Instances of MAX-CUT

We give the first polynomial time approximability characterization
of dense weighted instances of MAX-CUT, and some other dense
weighted NP-hard problems in terms of their empirical weight
distributions. This gives also the first almost sharp
characterization of inapproximability of unweighted 0,1
MAX-BISECTION instances ... more >>>

TR01-042 | 31st May 2001
Marek Karpinski

Approximating Bounded Degree Instances of NP-Hard Problems

We present some of the recent results on computational complexity
of approximating bounded degree combinatorial optimization problems. In
particular, we present the best up to now known explicit nonapproximability
bounds on the very small degree optimization problems which are of
particular importance on the intermediate stages ... more >>>

TR01-053 | 17th July 2001
Piotr Berman, Marek Karpinski

Efficient Amplifiers and Bounded Degree Optimization

This paper studies the existence of efficient (small size)
amplifiers for proving explicit inaproximability results for bounded degree
and bounded occurrence combinatorial optimization problems, and gives
an explicit construction for such amplifiers. We use this construction
also later to improve the currently best known approximation lower bounds
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