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"I would not hesitate to recommend the book." — Industrial Engineering. Entertaining, nontechnical introduction covers basic concepts of linear programming and its relationship to operations research; geometric interpretation and problem solving, solution techniques, network problems, much more. Appendix offers precise statements of definitions, theorems, and techniques, additional computational procedures. Only high-school algebra needed. Bibliography.

Synopsis:

Entertaining, nontechnical introduction covers basic concepts of linear programming and its relationship to operations research; geometric interpretation and problem solving, solution techniques, network problems, much more. Only high-school algebra needed.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 154-156) and index.

Table of Contents

  Preface

1 INTRODUCTION

    On Getting Dressed

    Operations Research and Models

    The Transportation Problem

2 FORMULATION OF PROBLEMS

    The Diet Problem

    The Caterer Problem

    The Trim Problem

    The Personnel-assignment Problem

    The Activity-analysis Problem

3 SOLUTION OF PROBLEMS

    Single-variable Problems (for the True Beginner)

    Two-variable Problems

    A Manufacturing Problem

    The Diet Problem (Again)

4 LINEAR POTPOURRI

    Network Problems

    The Traveling-salesman Problem

    The Contract-awards Problem

    The Theory of Games

  MATHEMATICAL APPENDIX AND SUMMARY OF APPLICATIONS

  REFERENCES

  BIBLIOGRAPHY

  INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486262581
Author:
Gass, Saul I.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Linear Programming
Subject:
Programming - General
Subject:
Technology
Subject:
Computers and computer technology
Subject:
General Science
Subject:
Software Engineering - Programming and Languages
Subject:
Computer Science
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 141
Publication Date:
19900331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
190
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in 0.59 lb

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