A Branch and Bound Algorithm for Minimum Cost Network Flow Problem

  • Jun Han
  • Graham McMahon
  • Stephen Sugden
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2412)


In this paper we introduce a branch and bound algorithm for finding tree solution of minimum cost network flow problem. We consider different situations such as unit and non-unit traffic demand. The methods used to prune the searching tree in different situations are emphasized respectively but the complete searching process is not interpreted in detail due to limited space. Programming test results show the efficiency of these techniques.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jun Han
    • 1
  • Graham McMahon
    • 1
  • Stephen Sugden
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Information TechnologyBond UniversityAustralia

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