Definition of Subproblem

1. Noun. A problem whose solution contributes to the solution of a larger problem. ¹



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Definition of Subproblem

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subproblem

subpotent
subprefect
subprefects
subprefecture
subprefectures
subprehensile
subpremium
subprimate
subprimates
subprime
subprimes
subprincipal
subprincipals
subprior
subpriors
subproblem (current term)
subproblems
subprocedure
subprocedures
subprocess
subprocesses
subprocessor
subprocessors
subproduct
subproducts
subprofessional
subprogram
subprogramme
subprogrammes
subprograms

Literary usage of Subproblem

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1. Concrete Abstractions: An Introduction to Computer Science Using Scheme by Max Hailperin, Barbara Kaiser, Karl Knight (1999)
"Unfortunately, the subproblem of computing 4! itself involves the sub-subproblem ... The subproblem would then similarly use the next two memory locations, ..."

2. SAS/OR(R) 9.1.2 User's Guide:: Mathematical Programming by SAS Institute, SAS Publishing, Trevor Kearney, Virginia Clark, Donna Sawyer (2004)
"When either the candidate list is empty or the subproblem is optimal, ... Because identification of the subproblem requires pricing the complete problem, ..."

3. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy by John Ambrose Fleming (1908)
"The subproblem (i.) has been solved to a very large extent, ... The second subproblem concerned with violent interference has received practical solution to ..."

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