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Industrial Engineering 335 Spring 2012 Operations Research-Optimization Lecturer: Nelson Uhan Grader: Jikai Zou January 30, 2012 Quiz - 20120130 Solutions Problem: Give an example of where you might want to use a minimax objective (i.e., minimize the maximum of a collection of quantities). Solution: Here are some examples: minimize the maximum distance to a hospital among 4 large population centers.
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Unformatted text preview: • minimize the maximum number of alcohol related incidents among five districts of a city. • minimize the maximum amount of pesticide used among several kinds of crops. • minimize the maximum number of errors made among a group of students. 1...
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