Questions tagged [branch-and-bound]

For questions related to the branch-and-bound method for integer programming problems, which recursively divides the solution space and identifies upper and lower bounds on the optimal objective function value.

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Estimation of the size of Branch-and-Bound trees using ML

A short background: A paper [1] published in 2006 intends to show that the time needed to solve mixed-integer programming problems by branch and bound can be roughly predicted early in the solution ...
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Do solvers use GUB/SOS1 branching?

GUB/SOS1 branching is an old and well-known idea (see for example page 9 of Jeff Linderoth's notes). Is this implemented in commercial solvers these days? The Gurobi documentation mentions SOS1 ...