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The rule just given for selecting a leaving variable describes exactly the process by which we use the rule in practice. That is, we look only at those variables for which a ¯ik is positive and among those we select one with the smallest value of the aik . There is, however, another, entirely equivalent, way to write this rule ratio ¯bi /¯ which we will often use. 7) as 1 a ¯ik ≥ ¯ , i∈B xk bi (we shall discuss shortly what happens when one of these ratios is an indeterminate form 0/0 as well as what it means if none of the ratios are positive).
This means that there must be at least one nonzero rij in every row i, which of course implies that none of the rows can be degenerate. Hence, no dictionary can be degenerate. 4. BLAND’S RULE 31 4. Bland’s Rule The second pivoting rule we consider is called Bland’s rule. It stipulates that both the entering and the leaving variable be selected from their respective sets of choices by choosing the variable xk with the smallest index k. 3. The simplex method always terminates provided that both the entering and the leaving variable are chosen according to Bland’s rule.
A solution (x1 , x2 , . . , xn ) is called feasible if it satisfies all of the constraints. It is called optimal if in addition it attains the desired maximum. Some problems are just simply infeasible, as the following example illustrates: maximize subject to 5x1 + 4x2 x1 + x2 ≤ 2 −2x1 − 2x2 ≤ −9 x1 , x2 ≥ 0. 5, which contradicts the first constraint. If a problem has no feasible solution, then the problem itself is called infeasible. At the other extreme from infeasible problems, one finds unbounded problems.
Linear Programming: Foundations and Extensions by Robert J Vanderbei