Introduction to GAMS Technology

  • Neculai Andrei
Part of the Springer Optimization and Its Applications book series (SOIA, volume 81)


In this chapter we introduce the General Algebraic Modeling System – GAMS. It is a high- level algebraic modeling technology elaborated by the GAMS Development Corporation. It permits developing and solving linear or nonlinear mathematical programming models. In GAMS, optimization models can be introduced in a way similar to how they are presented in research papers or books. GAMS has the ability to solve large-scale linear programming problems, and integer linear programming problems, and to find local or global optima of nonlinear and mixed-integer programs of very different complexity.


Optimization Model Integer Linear Programming Problem Integrate Development Environment General Algebraic Modeling System GAMS Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Neculai Andrei
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  1. 1.Center for Advanced Modeling and OptimizationNational Research Institute for InformaticsBucharestRomania
  2. 2.Academy of Romanian ScientistsBucharestRomania

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