By Robert J Vanderbei

ISBN-10: 1461476291

ISBN-13: 9781461476290

ISBN-10: 1461476305

ISBN-13: 9781461476306

This Fourth variation introduces the newest idea and purposes in optimization. It emphasizes limited optimization, starting with a considerable remedy of linear programming after which continuing to convex research, community flows, integer programming, quadratic programming, and convex optimization. Readers will find a host of functional company purposes in addition to non-business applications.

Topics are in actual fact built with many numerical examples labored out intimately. particular examples and urban algorithms precede extra summary themes. With its specialise in fixing sensible difficulties, the publication good points unfastened C courses to enforce the foremost algorithms lined, together with the two-phase simplex process, primal-dual simplex process, path-following interior-point procedure, and homogeneous self-dual equipment. furthermore, the writer presents on-line JAVA applets that illustrate numerous pivot principles and versions of the simplex strategy, either for linear programming and for community flows. those C courses and JAVA instruments are available at the book's site. the web site additionally comprises new on-line educational instruments and exercises.