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Is there any real-world practical problem where only the best (exact) solution algorithm or program will do? [closed]
Please, if you feel that question is big and does not deserve your attention (tl;dr) do not downvote it or ask for closing it being based on that. The problem 1.1-5 in the book of Thomas Cormen et al ...