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The Transportation Problem

  • Michel Sakarovitch
Part of the Springer Texts in Electrical Engineering book series (STELE)

Abstract

A large number of linear programs actually solved are transportation problems or possess a structure of the same type. This special structure allows very efficient implementation of the simplex algorithm (so that very large transportation problems can be solved). This structure also has a great theoretical interest since network flow problems present the very same structure. For these two reasons, the transportation problem deserves special study in a course on linear programming.

Keywords

Transportation Problem Triangular Matri 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michel Sakarovitch
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  1. 1.Laboratoire I.M.A.G.Université Scientifique et Medicale de GrenobleGrenoble CedexFrance

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