Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

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

Postoptimal analysis

  • Saul I. Gass
  • Carl M. Harris
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-0611-X_777

The study of how a solution changes with respect to (usually) small changes in the problem's data. In particular, this term is applied to the sensitivity analysis and parametric analysis of a solution to a linear-programming problem.  Linear programming; Parametric programming;  Sensitivity analysis.

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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