The centred travelling salesman at high temperature

Lancaster, D.J. 2006. The centred travelling salesman at high temperature. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General. 39 (45), pp. L633-L637.

TitleThe centred travelling salesman at high temperature
AuthorsLancaster, D.J.
Abstract

A recently formulated statistical mechanics method is used to study the phase transition occurring in a generalisation of the Traveling Salesman Problem (TSP) known as the centred TSP. The method shows that the problem has clear signs of a crossover, but is only able to access (unscaled) finite temperatures above the transition point. The solution of the problem using this method displays a curious duality.

JournalJournal of Physics A: Mathematical and General
Journal citation39 (45), pp. L633-L637
ISSN0305-4470
Year10 Nov 2006
FileLancaster_2006_final.pdf
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1088/0305-4470/39/45/L02
Publication dates
Published10 Nov 2006

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