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What is the Traveling Salesman Problem (TSP)?

Updated: Sep 21, 2020

There are several routing problems examples as we mentioned previously in this article "What is Vehicle Routing Problem?"

But the most famous routing problem is the Traveling Salesman Problem (TSP).

Goal -

Find the shortest route for a salesman who needs to visit customers are differents locations and return to the starting point.

The picture below show a TSP with four locations: AB, CD.

The distance between 2 locations is given by the number.

Traveling Salesman Problem (TSP) with four locations

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