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Linear Programs Solvers

It presents installation information for a free-of-charge software package that solves linear programming models by the simplex and/or the push-and-pull methods.


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Sally McMullen
Sally McMullen (Student)
13 years ago
So, with my limited knowledge of Linear Programing, I found this material to be very helpful. I wish that I had thought of looking on Merlot to find something like this to help me out w/my LP homework! LP is a fascinating process and is used in multiple facets of the business world. It was very interesting to read further about it and how it relates to evolutionary optimization, such as what is referred to as Swarm Intelligence. By close examination of nature, things such as Data Mining and LP have been inspired. I plan spending more time looking at this site and showing it to my fiancé as he has been helping me w/LP homework! I think this info would have been a great tool for our Math G class to have for added notes to what we also looked at in class. As I mentioned, my knowledge of LP is very basic! I can see how the ideas get more complex for students of a higher level. I think the examples used are helpful and the graphs are fantastic! I think it's a great resource for additional information.

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Sadly, I had a lot of problems trying to open the I think it has to do w/my technological difficulties more than anything. I downloaded the data but was unable to open it and it removed itself from my computer! It was confusing for me to to find where or what I was supposed to click on for additional applets.
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