Day, R. E. and Williams, H. Paul
(1986)
*MAGIC: The design and use of an interactive modelling language for mathematical programming.*
IMA Journal of Management Mathematics, 1 (1).
pp. 53-65.
ISSN 1471-678X

## Abstract

The desirability of computer aids for the building as well as the solving of Mathematical Programming models is argued. A short survey is given of some of the distinct approaches possible in designing matrix generators/languages for such a role. It is then suggested that the approach most suited to general models is to design a language close to widely used mathematical notation. The facilities needed in such a language are discussed and the implementation using the MAGIC (MAtrix Generator Instruction Convertor) language described.

Item Type: | Article |
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Official URL: | http://imaman.oxfordjournals.org/ |

Additional Information: | © 1986 Oxford University Press |

Divisions: | Management |

Subjects: | Q Science > QA Mathematics Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science |

Sets: | Research centres and groups > Management Science Group Departments > Management |

Date Deposited: | 24 Jan 2011 15:40 |

Last Modified: | 06 Jun 2012 17:17 |

URI: | http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/31643 |

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