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By Jianping Li, Weidong Li, Jianbo Li (auth.), Ding-Zhu Du, Xiaodong Hu, Panos M. Pardalos (eds.)

This publication constitutes the refereed complaints of the 3rd foreign convention on Combinatorial Optimization and functions, COCOA 2009, held in Huangshan, China, in June 2009.

The 50 revised complete papers have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 103 submissions. The papers function unique study within the parts of combinatorial optimization - either theoretical concerns and and purposes inspired by way of real-world difficulties therefore exhibiting convincingly the usefulness and potency of the algorithms mentioned in a realistic setting.

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In the following, let (x, y) be an optimum of (LP), which we can compute in polynomial time with T T the Ellipsoid method. Let W := t=1 xt and Ri := t=1 yit , for 1 ≤ i ≤ N . Using the optimum (x, y) of (LP), we explain in the following how to replace the periods by ‘continuous’ time, which allows us to simplify the description of the following algorithms. To this end, we need the notion of a continuous schedule S , that is, a set of warehouse orders S0 ⊆ [0, W ) with a sequence of subsets of retailer orders S1 , S2 , .

The weight of each path here is calculated as the total weight of all intermediate vertices on that path. Since the graph is node-weighted instead of edge-weighted, the construction of the minimum spanning tree, or saying the minimum node-weighted spanning tree on terminal set X (denoted as Ts (X)), is a little bit different here. Firstly, we create an edge-weighted complete graph G on terminal set X such that for any edge (u, v) in G (u, v ∈ X), its weight is equal to the w-distance between u and v.

Z. Du, X. M. ): COCOA 2009, LNCS 5573, pp. 24–35, 2009. c Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009 A 5/3-Approximation Algorithm for Joint Replenishment with Deadlines 25 is satisfied by the first order t ∈ Si with t ≥ t, whereas it then needs to be delayed during the periods t, t + 1, . . , t − 1, which results in delay cost h(t − t). The objective of JRP is to find a schedule that satisfies all demands with minimum cost, that is, the sum of warehouse ordering costs, retailer ordering costs, and delay costs.

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