A Decomposition Algorithm for the Ring Spur Assignment Problem

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Title: A Decomposition Algorithm for the Ring Spur Assignment Problem
Authors: Carroll, Paula
McGarraghy, Sean
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/9283
Date: Jan-2013
Abstract: This paper describes the ring spur assignment problem (RSAP), a new problem arising in the design of next generation networks. The RSAP complements the sonet ring assignment problem (SRAP). We describe the RSAP, positioning it in relation to problems previously addressed in the literature. We decompose the problem into two IP problems and describe a branch-and-cut decomposition heuristic algorithm suitable for solving problem instances in a reasonable time. We present promising computational results.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Wiley
Copyright (published version): 2012 the Authors
Keywords: Networks;Graphs;Applications;Combinatorics;Integer programming formulation;Telecommunications network topology design;Cutting plane algorithm
DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-3995.2012.00867.x
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Business Research Collection

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