Re: Mathematica Programming for Combinatorial Problems

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg5299] Re: [mg5087] Mathematica Programming for Combinatorial Problems*From*: ariciputi at mbox.queen.it (Andrea Riciputi)*Date*: Sat, 23 Nov 1996 01:44:39 -0500*Organization*: A.F.*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <556oeo$nac at dragonfly.wolfram.com>, "Paul R. Wellin" <wellin at wolfram.com> wrote: > > Does anyone know of a reference book that addresses Mathematica programming > > in relation to specific combinatorial problems such as the Travelling > Salesman Problem, etc.? > > Probably your best bet would be Steven Skiena's book, "Implementing > Discrete Mathematics: Combinatorics and Graph Theory with > Mathematica" [Addison-Wesley 1991]. It includes an entire chapter > on algorithmic graph theory and has specific material on traveling > salesman tours. All of the functions defined in the book are actually > included in each copy of Mathematica in the directory > Packages:DiscreteMath:Combinatorica.m. You could try on "Simulating Neural Networks with Mathematica". It's a different way to solve the problem. -- Andrea Riciputi E-mail: ariciputi at mbox.queen.it