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Efficient Minimization of Parametric Submodular Functions for Quickest Transshipments

Project Heads

Martin Skutella

Project Members

Khai Van Tran

Project Duration

01.01.2022 – 31.12.2022

Located at

TU Berlin


We study the algorithmic complexity of parametric submodular function minimization in the context of the Quickest Transshipment Problem, a fundamental problem in the field of flows over time. Building on recent developments concerning the discrete Newton method and kernelization techniques, we aim to develop novel algorithms that find integral quickest transshipments and whose worst-case running is faster than previously known approaches by orders of magnitude.

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