Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2001 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Carl M. Harris

Mathematical-programming problem

  • Saul I. Gass
  • Carl M. Harris
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-0611-X_594

A constrained optimization problem usually stated as Minimize (Maximize) f(xv) subject to gi(xv) ≤ 0, i = 1,..., m. Depending on the form of the objective function f(xv) and the constraints gi(xv) the problem will have special properties and associated algorithms.  Combinatorial and integer optimization;  Convex-programming problem;  Fractional programming;  Geometric programming;  Integer-programming problem;  Linear programming;  Nonlinear programming;  Quadratic programming;  Separable-programming problem.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Saul I. Gass
    • 1
  • Carl M. Harris
    • 2
  1. 1.Robert H. Smith School of BusinessUniversity of MarylandCollege PartUSA
  2. 2.School of Information Technology & EngineeringGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA