Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

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

Pivot Row

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_200600

The row corresponding to the position of the basic variable that is to be dropped from the basis in a simplex method iteration. In general, the row correspoding to the row position of a pivot element in a Gaussian elimination step.


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