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An algorithm is a sequence of well-defined steps that defines an abstract solution to a problem. Use this tag when your issue is related to design and analysis of algorithms.

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Maximize Reward with Cost Limit in a Fully Obserable Environment

I recently encountered a coding interview question which is broken down as follows. You are given an array N which consists of pairs n which consist of a reward and a cost. You are also given m which ...
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Creating a priority search tree to find number of points in the range [-inf, qx] X [qy, qy'] from a set of points sorted on y-coordinates in O(n) time

A priority search tree can be constructed on a set of points P in O(n log(n)) time but if the points are sorted on the y co-ordinates then it takes O(n) time. I find algorithms for constructing the ...
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MaxEvaluations is a parameter of NSGII

Max Evaluations is a parameter of NSGII, but I don't know how to interpret it, Why a number as large as 10,000 or 20,000 is required
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If a convex optimization problem can be NP-Hard, in what sense are convex problems easier than non-convex problems?

Being new to the OR and Optimization world, I've always assumed that a problem being convex meant that it can be solved in polynomial time. Now I am learning that a convex optimization problem can ...
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How to prove that ($56n^2+106n+48)(\log(264n^2+200)) = Θ(𝑛^2\log n)$

I understand that essentially we have to prove that $$c_1(n^2\log n)\le (56n^2+106n+48)(\log(264n^2+200)) \le c_2(n^2\log n)\,.$$ I am confused on how to simplify this further? And ...
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multiset variant of subset sum problem known algorithms

I have been working in the time analysis for an exact solver I designed for the subset sum problem accepting multisets as input instances, and determined its time complexity to be dependent on the ...
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Minimum Path cover in a Directed Acyclic Graph

Given a weighted directed acyclic graph $G=(V,D,W)$ and a set of arcs $D'$ of $D$, where the weights of $W$ are on the vertices. The problem is to partition $G$ into a minimum number of vertex-...
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Coloring book. Finding region by point

Let me explain what I want to achieve. I'm working on the coloring book project. On the input, I'm getting transparent images with black borders (Like this). Currently, I've created the 2D ...
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Decision Tree for searching an element in an n*n matrix

I just learnt decision tree concept in class. I have a question for homework. It says to prove that for searching an element in n*n matrix the lower bound is logn and prove it using decision tree. My ...
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Longest path in a directed acyclic graph with constraints

Given a directed weighted acyclic graph G=(V,D,W) and a subset of edges D' of D. The problem is to find the longest path in G that passes by exactly one edge of D'. What is the complexity of this ...