• John N. Hooker
Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 170)


Inference brings hidden information to light. When applied to a constraint set, it deduces valid constraints that were only implicit. These constraints can reveal that certain regions of the search space contain no solutions, or at least no optimal solutions, and one wastes less time in unproductive search.


Master Problem Bender Decomposition Cardinality Constraint Sequence Constraint State Transition Graph 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tepper School of BusinessCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA

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