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On the Advantage over Random for Maximum Acyclic Subgraph

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3 Author(s)
Charikar, M. ; Princeton Univ., Princeton ; Makarychev, K. ; Makarychev, Y.

In this paper we present a new approximation algorithm for the Max Acyclic Subgraph problem. Given an instance where the maximum acyclic subgraph contains 1/2 + delta fraction of all edges, our algorithm finds an acyclic subgraph with 1/2 + Omega(delta/ log n) fraction of all edges.

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Foundations of Computer Science, 2007. FOCS '07. 48th Annual IEEE Symposium on

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21-23 Oct. 2007