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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 20 — Oct. 1, 2007
  • pp: 12627–12627

An optical solution for the traveling salesman problem: erratum

Tobias Haist and Wolfgang Osten  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 20, pp. 12627-12627 (2007)

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The initialization time for setting up the experiment grows exponential with the number of cities. Therefore the overall time required to solve the problem is not quadratic but exponential.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(200.0200) Optics in computing : Optics in computing
(200.4740) Optics in computing : Optical processing
(260.3160) Physical optics : Interference

ToC Category:
Optics in computing

Original Manuscript: September 5, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: September 13, 2007
Published: September 17, 2007

Tobias Haist and Wolfgang Osten, "An optical solution for the traveling salesman problem: erratum," Opt. Express 15, 12627-12627 (2007)

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