Yañez Gestoso, Francisco Javier and Montero de Juan, Francisco Javier
(1999)
*A poset dimension algorithm.*
Journal of Algorithmst, 30
(1).
pp. 185-208.
ISSN 0196-6774

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## Abstract

This article presents an algorithm which computes the dimension of an arbitrary finite poset (partial order set). This algorithm is based on the chromatic number of a graph instead of the classical approach based on the chromatic number of some hypergraph. The relation between both approaches is analyzed. With this algorithm, the dimension of many modest size posets can be computed. Otherwise, an upper bound for the poset dimension is obtained. Some computational results are included. (C) 1999 Academic Press.

Item Type: | Article |
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Uncontrolled Keywords: | Hypergraph; Search problem |

Subjects: | Sciences > Computer science > Artificial intelligence |

ID Code: | 16800 |

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