Integer and Combinatorial Optimization

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Wiley, Jul 8, 1999 - Mathematics - 784 pages
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"This book provides an excellent introduction and survey of traditional fields of combinatorial optimization . . . It is indeed one of the best and most complete texts on combinatorial optimization . . . available. [And] with more than 700 entries, [it] has quite an exhaustive reference list."-Optima

"A unifying approach to optimization problems is to formulate them like linear programming problems, while restricting some or all of the variables to the integers. This book is an encyclopedic resource for such formulations, as well as for understanding the structure of and solving the resulting integer programming problems."-Computing Reviews

"[This book] can serve as a basis for various graduate courses on discrete optimization as well as a reference book for researchers and practitioners."-Mathematical Reviews

"This comprehensive and wide-ranging book will undoubtedly become a standard reference book for all those in the field of combinatorial optimization."-Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society

"This text should be required reading for anybody who intends to do research in this area or even just to keep abreast of developments."-Times Higher Education Supplement, London

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INTEGER PROGRAMMING Laurence A. Wolsey Comprehensive and self-contained, this intermediate-level guide to integer programming provides readers with clear, up-to-date explanations on why some problems are difficult to solve, how techniques can be reformulated to give better results, and how mixed integer programming systems can be used more effectively. 1998 (0-471-28366-5) 260 pp.

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classic book on COP and IP. A must have for every researcher in the field of discrete optimization, specially for grads in maths, OR, and Eng. Read full review

About the author (1999)

James Wedding is an award-winning registered Professional Engineer and Vice President at Engineered Efficiency. He has worked extensively with the Autodesk development team to help shape Civil 3D and is one of the most respected instructors and consultants in the civil engineering community. James is also a highly rated Autodesk University speaker, presents on Autodesk's weekly Civil 3D webcasts, and maintains the popular www.civil3d.com blog. Rick Graham is a CAD manager for James R. Holley & Associates, Inc., a leading civil engineering consulting firm. He has worked closely with the Civil 3D development team as a trusted beta tester since Civil 3D was introduced. Rick is a well-known participant in Autodesk discussion groups and is Vice President of the Civil Harrisburg User Group.

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