Notes: Solving for Habitat Connections as a Steiner Network Problem
Abstract:The problem of finding habitat connections in forest planning can be modeled as a Steiner network problem. Although exact solutions exist for solving Steiner network problems, no methods that can be solved in polynomial time are known. A network modeling procedure for habitat connections is discussed and a heuristic algorithm is presented which is suitable for solving large scale Steiner networks. For. Sci. 38(1):203-207.
Document Type: Miscellaneous
Affiliations: Professor, Department of Forest Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis 97331
Publication date: 1992-02-01
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