Monthly Archives: July 2012

Piecewise Linear Objective Functions in Mathematical Models

Sometimes when formulating a LP or MIP, you run into the scenario where it is better to have several small occurrences of a bad event (or good event) rather than a single, larger occurrence. Consider a basic machine scheduling problem … Continue reading

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User Experience and Optimization

As an Optimization Consultant, I spend most of my days working with clients and trying to build models and systems to meet their needs. In general, these are operational systems that run on command and the user sees the results … Continue reading

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