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An efficient mean field approach to the set covering problem


  • Ohlsson, Mattias
  • Peterson, Carsten
  • Soderberg, Bo


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  • Ohlsson, Mattias & Peterson, Carsten & Soderberg, Bo, 2001. "An efficient mean field approach to the set covering problem," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 133(3), pages 583-595, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:133:y:2001:i:3:p:583-595

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    1. Lagerholm, Martin & Peterson, Carsten & Soderberg, Bo, 2000. "Airline crew scheduling using Potts mean field techniques," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 120(1), pages 81-96, January.
    2. Beasley, J. E., 1987. "An algorithm for set covering problem," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 85-93, July.
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