integer programming


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integer programming

[′int·ə·jər ′prō‚gram·iŋ]
(systems engineering)
A series of procedures used in operations research to find maxima or minima of a function subject to one or more constraints, including one which requires that the values of some or all of the variables be whole numbers.
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As one of several optimization methods in operations research, integer programming is applied to solve problems in which the decision variables are represented as integers.
They developed an algorithm and then compared it to an optimal integer programming approach.
Then, we have formulated the bundle pricing problem as a nonlinear mixed integer programming model.
Being an NP problem, the 0-1 integer programming model, a typical model extensively used in operations research, is hard to be solved.
SDSA-MM is a linear integer programming model that can be directly solved using CPLEX.
As it can be seen in Table 1, only one paper about PROP has been presented in the literature, while this paper introduces the PROP and provides a mixed integer programming (MIP) model that is able to solve small instances of PROP up to 2i facilities.
4 Neutrosophic Optimization Model of integer programming problem
Billionnet, "Using integer programming to solve the train-platforming problem," Transportation Science, vol.
Therefore, the solution for the given fuzzy integer programming problem (P) is as follows,
By working in conjunction, technologies for data warehousing, forecasting, discrete-event simulation modeling, and mathematical optimization (integer programming) derive "super model" power to improve decision-making significantly for contact centers.
Vrahatis, "Particle swarm optimization for integer programming," in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC '02), vol.
[13] formulate multiobject tracking as an integer programming (IP) problem and reduce it to linear programming (LP).