Computer Scientists Break Traveling Salesperson Record

Reading time: 12mins

After 44 years, there’s finally a better way to find approximate solutions to the notoriously difficult traveling salesperson problem. As reported by Erica Klarreich (@EricaKlarreich). It took almost 50 years but 3 researchers found an improvement to the best solution. The % increase is very funny though but you'll have to read the article to find out more.


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