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A (5/3 + ε)-Approximation for Strip Packing

We study strip packing, which is one of the most classical two-dimensional packing problems: given a collection of rectangles, the problem is to find a feasible orthogonal packing without rotations into a strip of width 1 and minimum height. In this paper we present an approximation algorithm for the strip packing problem with absolute approximation ratio of 5/3+eps for any eps > 0. This result significantly narrows the gap between the best known upper bound and the lower bound of 3/2; previously, the best upper bound was 1.9396 due to Harren and van Stee.

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