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Generating Set Partitioning Test Problems with Known Optimal Integer Solutions

  • Edward K. Baker
  • Anito Joseph
  • Brenda Rayco
Conference paper
Part of the Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces Series book series (ORCS, volume 29)

Abstract

In this work, we investigate methods for generating set partitioning test problems with known integer solutions. The problems are generated with various cost structures so that their solution by well-known integer programming methods can be shown to be difficult. Computational results are obtained using the branch and bound methods of the CPLEX solver. Possible extensions are considered to the area of cardinality probing of the solutions

Key words

integer programming test problems branch and bound cardinality probing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward K. Baker
    • 1
  • Anito Joseph
    • 1
  • Brenda Rayco
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Management ScienceUniversity of MiamiCoral Gables
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsSouthern Illinois UniversityEdwardsville

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