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Exact Steiner Trees in Graphs and Grid Graphs

  • Siu-Wing Cheng
Part of the Combinatorial Optimization book series (COOP, volume 6)

Abstract

Given a graph with nonnegative edge lengths and a selected subset of vertices, the Steiner tree problem is to find a tree of minimum length that spans the selected vertices. This problem is also commonly called the graphical Steiner minimal tree problem or GSMT problem for short. We call the selected vertices terminals. In a Steiner tree, any vertex which is not a terminal and has degree at least three is called a Steiner vertex.

Keywords

Planar Graph Steiner Tree Boundary Vertex Steiner Tree Problem Grid Graph 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Siu-Wing Cheng
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceThe Hong Kong University of Science & TechnologyClear Water BayHong Kong

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