Here is the listing of Best reference books on Network Flow Models and Applications.
|1. “Network Flows and Monotropic Optimization” by R. T. Rockafellar
Book Review: The book illustrates optimization problem where duality is an important computational tool that also includes network and linear programming. The book also provides introduction to monotropic programming along with mathematical programming. The book also deals with the evolution of optimization theory. The book also contains numerous exercises that also provide ground for self-study and inspiration. The book also contains elaborations of theory and a range of subjects.
|2. “Network Flows: Theory Algorithms and Applications” by R. K. Ahuja, T. L. Magnanti, and J. B. Orlin
Book Review: This book combines the classic and contemporary aspects of network flows. The book provides an introduction to network flows along with the integrative view of theory, algorithms and applications. The book also provides information on shortest path, maximum flow, minimum flow cost problems along with the description of polynomial time algorithms for core models. This book is very useful for professionals who deal with network flows, optimization and network programming.
|3. “Linear Programming and Network Flows” by M. S. Bazaraa, J. J. Jarvis, and H. D. Sherali
Book Review: This book solves the complex problems and deals with modeling concept along with linear programming. The book stresses on modeling concepts, algorithm design and analysis, strategy implementation in different fields like industrial engineering, management science, operations research, computer engineering and mathematics. The book contains chapters on simplex method cycling, interior point methods, sensitivity and parametric analysis. This is an excellent book for linear programming and network flow courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
|4. “Flow in Networks” by L. R. Ford, and D. R. Fulkerson
Book Review: This book deals with the study of network flow problems and introduces many models and algorithms in the field of transportation systems, manufacturing, inventory planning, image processing and internet traffic. The book also demonstrates tools for the analysis of network flow models and also provides the understanding of linear programming. The book also stresses on the proofs that are results of computationally efficient construction. The book is also concerned with research in engineering, management and other sciences. This book is a must for every researcher working with networks.
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