1.2.10 Knapsack Problem

Problem Input | Problem Output


INPUT                    OUTPUT


Input Description: A set of items S=\{1,...,n\} , where item i has size s_i and value v_i . A knapsack capacity C .

Problem: Find the subset S' \subset S which maximizes the value of \sum_{i \in S'} v_i given that \sum_{i \in S'} s_i \leq C , ie. fits in a knapsack of size C .


Implementations

  • Netlib / TOMS -- Collected Algorithms of the ACM (FORTRAN) (rating 6)
  • Discrete Optimization Methods (Pascal) (rating 4)

    Related Problems

  • Bin Packing
  • Linear Programming


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