Smoothed Analysis: Why The Simplex Algorithm Usually Takes Polynomial Time.

Authors: Daniel A. Spielman and Shang-Hua Teng

Bibliographic Information: Journal of the ACM, Vol 51 (3), pp. 385 - 463, 2004.

The main differences between the journal version and the one available at ArXiv are: These versions substantially improve upon the result claimed in the extended abstract, which appeared in STOC '01.

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