Technical Report CS0185

TR#:CS0185
Class:CS
Title: A Linear-time Approximation Algorithm for the Weighted Vertex Cover Problem
Authors: R. Bar-Yehuda and S. Even
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Abstract: A linear time approximation algorithm for the weighted set-covering problem is presented. For the special case of the weighted vertex cover problem it produces a solution of weight which is at most twice the weight of an optimal solution.
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