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Optimal mine production scheduling: evaluation of large scale mathematical programming approaches

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Computational difficulties arising in the solution of linear programming models have mitigated against their widespread use in mine scheduling. These difficulties are identified and discussed and key avenues for further research are isolated.

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Gershon, M.E. Optimal mine production scheduling: evaluation of large scale mathematical programming approaches. International Journal of Mining Engineering 1, 315–329 (1983). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00881548

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Key words

  • Optimization
  • mine production scheduling
  • linear programming