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By Yossi Azar (auth.), Giuseppe Persiano, Roberto Solis-Oba (eds.)

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The second Workshop on Approximation and on-line Algorithms (WAOA 2004) interested by the layout and research of algorithms for on-line and computationally difficult difficulties. either types of difficulties have a lot of purposes coming up from numerous ?elds. WAOA 2004 happened in Bergen, Norway, from September 14 to September sixteen, 2004. The workshop used to be a part of the ALGO 2004 occasion which additionally hosted ESA, WABI, IWPEC, and ATMOS. TopicsofinterestsforWAOA2004were:applicationstogametheory,appr- imation sessions, coloring and partitioning, aggressive research, computational ?nance, cuts and connectivity, geometric difficulties, inapproximability effects, mechanism layout, community layout, routing, packing and masking, paradigms, randomization suggestions, and scheduling difficulties. in line with our name we obtained forty seven submissions. each one submission was once reviewed through at the least three referees, who judged the paper on originality, caliber, and consistency with the themes of the convention. in response to the stories, this system Committee chosen 21 papers. This quantity comprises the 21 chosen papers and the 2 invited talks given via Yossi Azar and Klaus Jansen. We thank all of the authors who submitted papers to the workshop and we additionally kindly thank the neighborhood organizers of ALGO 2004.

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Epstein and R. van Stee n Definition 1. P(f ) is the mathematical program: Maximize x∈X f (x) subject to x∈X x ≤ 1, over all finite sets of real numbers X. In an abuse of notation, we also use P(f ) to denote the value of this mathematical program. Intuitively, given a weighting function f , P(f ) upper bounds the amount of weight that can be packed in a single bin. It is shown in [11] that the performance ratio of A is upper bounded by max{P(WA ), P(VA )}. The value of P is easily determined using a branch and bound procedure very similar to those in [11, 4].

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The values we used are 1 α3 = 18 ; α4 = 10 ; α5 = 0; 37 − i , for 6 ≤ i ≤ 36; αi = 37(i + 4) α37 = α38 = 0. Small Modified Harmonic (SMH). 7143), it becomes more important how to pack smaller items (relative to b). We define ∆ = 1, and n = 12. Thus I ∆(1) = ∅. Note that we use the second version of the algorithm, which means that in marked contrast to all other previously defined variations on Harmonic that the authors are aware of, we do not take α12 = 0, that is, we pack some of the smallest items together with the large items.

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