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SFO A Toolbox for Submodular Function Optimization. Submodular Function Minimization under Covering Constraints Satoru IwataвЃ„ Kiyohito Nagano y April 2009 Abstract This paper addresses the problems of minimizing nonnegative submodular functions S.Fujishige, on the polyhedral approach to submodular functions; a book on polyhedral combinatorics including submodular func- tions from A.Schrijver is long awaited..

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Set functions and energy functions any set function with . вЂ¦ is a function on binary vectors! a b d c A 3 1 1 0 0 a b c d binary labeling problems = subset In mathematics, a submodular set function (also known as a submodular function) is a set function whose value, informally, has the property that the difference in the incremental value of the function that a single element makes when added to an input set decreases as the size of the input set increases.

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