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A structured linear programming model in the food industry

Williams, H. Paul and Redwood, A. C. (1974) A structured linear programming model in the food industry. Operational Research Quarterly, 25 (4). pp. 517-527. ISSN 0030-3623

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Abstract

An account is given of the experiences of building a highly structured linear programming model for aiding buying and operating decisions in the food industry. The practical and computational considerations of a model encompassing many aspects of a company are considered. A description is given of the application of the Dantzig-Wolfe decomposition algorithm to the model. By taking account of the special structure of the model computational economies can be made in applying decomposition.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.palgrave-journals.com/jors/index.html
Additional Information: © 1974 Operational Research Society
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Q Science > QA Mathematics
Sets: Research centres and groups > Management Science Group
Departments > Management
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2011 10:03
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/31583/

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