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Use H3 Rather Than NF Approximation Algorithm #1956

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jamesmcclain commented Jan 8, 2017

Previously, the NF ("Next Fit") strategy was used for building S3 partitions. Compared to an optimal offline algorithm, NF offers an approximation ratio of 2 whereas H3 offers an approximation ratio of < 1.75.

Please see [1] for more details.

  1. Epstein, Leah, Lene M. Favrholdt, and Jens S. Kohrt.
    "Comparing online algorithms for bin packing problems."
    Journal of Scheduling 15.1 (2012): 13-21.

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Use H3 Rather Than NF Approximation Algorithm
Please see [1] for more details.

1. Epstein, Leah, Lene M. Favrholdt, and Jens S. Kohrt.
   "Comparing online algorithms for bin packing problems."
   Journal of Scheduling 15.1 (2012): 13-21.

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