Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2013 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Michael C. Fu

Pivot Column

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_200598

The column vector of coefficients associated with the entering basis variable in a simplex method iteration. Also, more generally, the column that contains the pivot element of a Gaussian elimination step or similar process.


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