Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
go ahead... be a heretic
 
PerlMonks  

Re^2: decomposing binary matrices

by hv (Parson)
on Feb 17, 2007 at 13:30 UTC ( #600602=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: decomposing binary matrices
in thread decomposing binary matrices

Thinking about this further last night, I can refine the requirement to finding: that union of cyclic alternating paths which puts each node in the longest possible cycle. This page you referenced uses the discovery of alternating paths at the core of its algorithm - I need to analyse it further to see if it can be extended to discern the longest cycles.

I was perhaps overly swayed by reading that the problem of "finding the longest cycle" is NP-hard - that is for a general graph, and it seems entirely possible that the special case of a bipartite graph introduces enough structure to make it rather easier.

Hugo


Comment on Re^2: decomposing binary matrices

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://600602]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others making s'mores by the fire in the courtyard of the Monastery: (5)
As of 2014-12-29 04:17 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    Is guessing a good strategy for surviving in the IT business?





    Results (184 votes), past polls