## Operations research: applications and algorithms, Volume 1 |

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SUHf Introduction to Operations Research | 1 |

3 | 43 |

Transportation Assignment and Transshipment Problems | 262 |

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assume barrels basic feasible solution basic variables basis remains optimal beginning choose coefficient in row column player concave function constraint convex convex function current basis remains customers Dakota problem decision maker demand determine dollars dual dynamic programming enter the basis example expected reward feasible region Figure following LP goal goal programming holding cost increase incurred integer inventory investment knapsack problem linear programming LP Relaxation Markov chain matrix max problem maximize maximum maximum flow problem method minimize month node non-negative nonbasic variable objective function obtain optimal solution optimal strategy optimal tableau optimal z-value percent Powerco primal probability PROBLEMS GROUP production profit programming problem purchase random variable reorder point requires right-hand side row player satisfy Section shadow price Shapley value shortest path shown in Table simplex algorithm subproblem Suppose Theorem units utility function vector xu x2 yields z-value zero