Practical methods for solving flow networks. by P. Linton

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Repairable flow networks are a new area of research, which analyzes the repair and flow disruption caused by failures of components in static flow networks.

This book addresses a gap in current network research by developing the theory, algorithms and applications related to repairable flow networks and networks with disturbed : $ Click in the open space to add a node, drag from one node to another to add an edge.

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This book addresses a gap in current network research by developing the theory, algorithms and applications related to repairable flow networks and networks with disturbed flows.

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Any network flow problem can be cast as a minimum-cost network flow program. A min-cost network flow program has the following characteristics.

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