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Unformatted text preview: realistic size problems. Objectives: At the end of this lesson, you will be able to: 1. Formulate logic situations using binary variables. 2. Describe how integer programming can be used to solve several classes of problems, including staffing scheduling problems, facility location problems, general fixed charge problems, the traveling salesman problem and its variants. 3. Convert a nonlinear function of a single variable into a piecewise linear function using combination of continuous and binary variables. 4. Describe the effectiveness and appropriateness of rounding a fractional solution to an integer solution. 5. Set up and solve integer programs using the Excel add-in....
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- Spring '08