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Title:
Introduction to mathematical programming
Author:
Walker, Russell C.
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Publication Information:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xiv, 546 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780132637657
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Book

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Summary

Summary

Empowering users with the knowledge necessary to begin using mathematical programming as a tool for managerial applications and beyond, this practical guide shows when a mathematical model can be useful in solving a problem, and instills an appreciation and understanding of the mathematics associated with the applied techniques.


Table of Contents

1 Introduction to the Problems
2 Vectors and Matrices
3 Linear Programming
4 Network Models
5 Unconstrained Extrema
6 Constrained Extrema
7 Integer Programming
8 Introduction to Dynamic Programming
9 Case Studies
Appendix A A Brief Introduction to Maple
Appendix B Introduction to Texas Instrument Calculators
Appendix C Selected Answers and Hints
Appendix D Brief Introductions to LINDO and LINGO
References
Index