Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

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

Underdetermined system ofLinear equations

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-0611-X_1087
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An m × n system of linear equations Axv = bv in which m < n. Such systems may have an infinite number of solutions or be inconsistent. The equation form of a linear-programming problem is under-determined.

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  1. 1.Robert H. Smith School of BusinessUniversity of MarylandCollege PartUSA
  2. 2.School of Information Technology & EngineeringGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA