Questions tagged [simplex]

For questions related to the simplex method for linear programming (LP), which solves LPs optimally by moving iteratively from in corner point of the feasible region to a better one.

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Linear optimization problem with user-defined cost function

I have a linear optimization problem for which I am looking for a suitable optimization solution that can fulfill my requirements. Here is an explanation of the optimization problem: There are a ...
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When should I use dual Simplex over primal Simplex?

In Gurobi the user can change the method parameter in order to force Gurobi to use a particular method for solving MIPs. The user can, amongst others, choose ...
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Simplex-Implementations in professional Solvers

Which non-textbook variants (primal/dual, revised) and techniques (e.g. steepest-edge) do professional solvers like Xpress, CPLEX, CLP use, to get the best out of the simplex algorithm? This ...