Date of Original Version

7-1994

Type

Article

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This tutorial describes a logic-based approach to formulating and solving pure and mixed integer programming problems. It develops logical counterparts for ideas associated with traditional branch-and-cut methods, such as cutting planes, facet-defining cuts, relaxations, etc. The motivations for doing this are a) to exploit the structure of a wide range of problems that are too complex for polyhedral analysis, b) to take advantage of logic processing techniques developed for constraint programming and logic programming, and c) to provide a unified approach to solving the growing number of problems with both qualitative and quantitative elements

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ORSA CSTS Newsletter.