Definition: Given a flow function and its corresponding residual graph (a maximum-flow problem), select a vertex with the least throughput and greedily push the maximum flow from it to the sink. This is repeated until all vertices are deleted.
Note: From Algorithms and Theory of Computation Handbook, page 7-13, Copyright © 1999 by CRC Press LLC. Appearing in the Dictionary of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology, Copyright © 2000 CRC Press LLC.
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Algorithms and Theory of Computation Handbook, CRC Press LLC, 1999, "Malhotra-Kumar-Maheshwari blocking flow", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed., U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. 19 April 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/malhotraKumr.html