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Re: [mg5087] Mathematica Programming for Combinatorial Problems
Posted:
Dec 1, 1996 11:19 PM


Andrea Riciputi (ariciputi@mbox.queen.it) wrote: : In article <556oeo$nac@dragonfly.wolfram.com>, "Paul R. Wellin" : <wellin@wolfram.com> wrote:
: > > Does anyone know of a reference book that addresses Mathematica programming : > > in relation to specific combinatorial problems such as the Travelling : > Salesman Problem, etc.? : > : > Probably your best bet would be Steven Skiena's book, "Implementing : > Discrete Mathematics: Combinatorics and Graph Theory with : > Mathematica" [AddisonWesley 1991]. It includes an entire chapter : > on algorithmic graph theory and has specific material on traveling : > salesman tours. All of the functions defined in the book are actually : > included in each copy of Mathematica in the directory : > Packages:DiscreteMath:Combinatorica.m.
: You could try on "Simulating Neural Networks with Mathematica". It's a : different way to solve the problem. The code for solving the TSP in that book with Hopfield network architecture is full of mistakes :  : Andrea Riciputi : Email: ariciputi@mbox.queen.it



