**Knapsack problem** — BKP redirects here. For other uses, see BKP (disambiguation). Example of a one dimensional (constraint) knapsack problem: which boxes should be chosen to maximize the amount of money while still keeping the overall weight under or equal to… … Wikipedia

**Knapsack-Problem** — Das Rucksackproblem: Welche der Gewichte können in den Rucksack mit Maximallast von 15 kg gepackt werden, so dass der Geldwert maximal wird? (Lösung in diesem Fall: Alle Gewichte außer dem schwersten einpacken.) Das Rucksackproblem (oft mit… … Deutsch Wikipedia

**knapsack problem** — Math. the problem of determining which numbers from a given collection of numbers have been added together to yield a specific sum: used in cryptography to encipher (and sometimes decipher) messages. [so called because the problem is similar to… … Useful english dictionary

**Continuous knapsack problem** — The continuous knapsack problem, also known as the fractional knapsack problem, is similar to the classic knapsack problem but in this problem fractions of an item can be put into the knapsack. The problem is as following: Given a knapsack with… … Wikipedia

**Knapsack** — steht für: Knapsack (Hürth), ein Stadtteil von Hürth, nahe Köln den dort ansässigen Chemiepark Knapsack Knapsack Problem, siehe Rucksackproblem Knapsack Verfahren, siehe Merkle Hellman Kryptosystem einen Dampflok Typ der Friedrich Krupp AG, siehe … Deutsch Wikipedia

**Knapsack (disambiguation)** — The word knapsack can refer to: * a backpack * Knapsack, Germany, a locality of Hürth, Rhine Erft district, North Rhine Westphalia * the knapsack problem, a math problem:* the subset sum problem, a special case of the above:* Naccache Stern… … Wikipedia

**knapsack** — [17] The sack of knapsack is no doubt essentially the same word as English sack, but the knap presents slightly more of a problem. The term was borrowed from Low German knappsack, and so probably knapprepresents Low German knappen ‘eat’ – the bag … The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

**knapsack** — [17] The sack of knapsack is no doubt essentially the same word as English sack, but the knap presents slightly more of a problem. The term was borrowed from Low German knappsack, and so probably knapprepresents Low German knappen ‘eat’ – the bag … Word origins

**List of knapsack problems** — The knapsack problem is one of the most studied problems in combinatorial optimization, with many real life applications. For this reason, many special cases and generalisations have been examined. Common to all versions are a set of n items,… … Wikipedia

**Merkle–Hellman knapsack cryptosystem** — The Merkle–Hellman knapsack cryptosystem was one of the earliest public key cryptosystems invented by Ralph Merkle and Martin Hellman in 1978.[1] Although its ideas are elegant, and far simpler than RSA, it has been broken.[2] Contents 1… … Wikipedia