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IE 426 Case Study – Integer Programming 1 Wireless Capacity Expansion Planning Note: This is a real consulting problem. The names have been changed to protect the innocent. Prof. Linderoth will be acting as the client. You have been contracted by a major wireless provider in order to help them solve in order to help them solve something they call the boundary problem . Below is an email correspondence from a planner at the wireless provider. In our market we have a network of cell sites that are grouped (or homed) into a device called a Base Station Controller (BSC). The BSCs are in turn homed to one or more Mobile Switch Controllers (MSCs) that process the call. Periodically, we consider changing our network configuration, since customer traffic patterns change over time. When customers use our service, they generate Erlangs (or call seconds) of traffic. When customers move, they can move from one cell site to another. When customers move from one cell site to another while making a call, this is called a
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