Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

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

Self-dual parametric algorithm

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-0611-X_931

A variation of the simplex method and parametric programming in which the given linear-programming problem is adjusted so that the same parameter is added to each cost coefficient and each right-hand-side element. By using a sequence of primal and dual simplex transformations, the problem will be optimal for some value of the parameter, with the process continuing until a solution with a zero value of the parameter is found. Simplex method.

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Authors and Affiliations

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