max-flow min-cut theorem

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max-flow min-cut theorem

[‚maks¦flō ‚min′kət ‚thir·əm]
(industrial engineering)
In the analysis of networks, the concept that for any network with a single source and sink, the maximum feasible flow from source to sink is equal to the minimum cut value for any of the cuts of the network.
(mathematics)
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According to maximal flow and minimal cut of network information flow, the maximal value W of flow that from source S to information sink T equals to the capacity of its minimal cut.
My impeccably placed spies revealed how the frizzy haired star settled into the chair and gave his usual straight-talking instructions - namely a minimal cut to keep his famed nutty professor look.
On a green strip cunningly given a minimal cut by the canny Thomas to allow bowlers a break on the normally batter-friendly square, seamers Stuart Wood (3-2) and Sam Beighton (3-9) destroyed the normally high-scoring PwC top order with some impressive inswing bowling.
With a minimal cut in funds and employees and a new trust fund to help pay for continuing operations, Florida court officials and Bar leaders are calling last month's special legislative session at least a good first step.
A minimal cut can be computed in polynomial time via algorithms based on network flow such as the one proposed by Ford and Fulkerson (1955) or more recently by Boykov and Kolmogorov (2004).
The ecological impact on the site was also a significant consideration, with minimal cut and fill, the provision of carefully integrated storm water retention areas, and the replanting of all disrupted areas with native species.
Leon Padfield Oh, so I see Cardiff is having minimal cuts whilst Swansea and other councils are cutting jobs because Cardiff are holding money back?
This helped protect our day-to-day projects such as Writers on Tour and the Writers' Bursaries, with minimal cuts as a result.
However, the team opted to retain the lip-lock scene and agreed to the "U/A" rating with minimal cuts.
Findings revealed foods that would have been inexpensive and widely available, such as grains, fruits, nuts, olives, lentils, local fish and chicken eggs, as well as minimal cuts of more expensive meat and salted fish from Spain.
Hopefully, we will be able to get through the next two budget years with minimal cuts," Mr.
If AOL decides to overhaul its pricing strategy, rather than offer minimal cuts in its subscription fee as it did last month, then a mimic of BT's dual approach would appear likely.

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