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Algorithms in a Nutshell by Gary Pollice, Stanley Selkow, George T. Heineman

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Assignment

The Assignment problem is simply a more restricted version of the Transportation problem: each supply node must supply only a single unit, and the demand for each demand node is also one.

Solution

We convert the Assignment problem instance into a Transportation problem instance, with the restriction that the supply nodes provide a single unit and the demand nodes require a single unit.

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