Here is a state of art examination on exact and approximate algorithms for a number of important NPhard problems in the field of integer linear programming, which the authors refer to as ``knapsack.'' Includes not only the classical knapsack problems such as binary, bounded, unbounded or binary multiple, but also less familiar problems such as subsetsum and changemaking. Well known problems that are not usually classified in the knapsack area, including generalized assignment and bin packing, are also covered. The text fully develops an algorithmic approach without losing mathematical rigor.

Authors: Martello S., Toth P.  Pages: 305 Year: 1990 
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