PARTITION_PROBLEM
The Partition Problem


PARTITION_PROBLEM is a C++ library which seeks solutions of the partition problem, splitting a set of integers into two subsets with equal sum.

Licensing:

The computer code and data files described and made available on this web page are distributed under the GNU LGPL license.

Languages:

PARTITION_PROBLEM is available in a C version and a C++ version and a FORTRAN90 version and a FORTRAN77 version and a MATLAB version and a Python version.

Related Data and Programs:

CHANGE_MAKING, a C++ library which considers the change making problem, in which a given sum is to be formed using coins of various denominations.

COMBO, a C++ library which includes many combinatorial routines.

KNAPSACK_01, a C++ library which uses brute force to solve small versions of the 0/1 knapsack problem;

PARTITION_PROBLEM, a dataset directory which contains examples of the partition problem, in which a set of numbers is given, and it is desired to break the set into two subsets with equal sum.

SATISFY, a C++ program which demonstrates, for a particular circuit, an exhaustive search for solutions of the circuit satisfiability problem.

SUBSET, a C++ library which enumerates, generates, ranks and unranks combinatorial objects including combinations, partitions, subsets, index sets, and trees.

SUBSET_SUM, a C++ library which seeks solutions of the subset sum problem.

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Reference:

  1. Alexander Dewdney,
    The Turing Omnibus,
    Freeman, 1989,
    ISBN13: 9780716781547,
    LC: QA76.D45.
  2. Brian Hayes,
    The Easiest Hard Problem,
    American Scientist,
    Volume 90, Number 2, March-April 2002, pages 113-117.
  3. Silvano Martello, Paolo Toth,
    Knapsack Problems: Algorithms and Computer Implementations,
    Wiley, 1990,
    ISBN: 0-471-92420-2,
    LC: QA267.7.M37.

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Last revised on 12 May 2012.