EXPERIMENTS IN SOLVING MIXED INTEGER PROGRAMMING-PROBLEMS ON A SMALL ARRAY OF TRANSPUTERS
UNSPECIFIED (1992) EXPERIMENTS IN SOLVING MIXED INTEGER PROGRAMMING-PROBLEMS ON A SMALL ARRAY OF TRANSPUTERS. JOURNAL OF THE OPERATIONAL RESEARCH SOCIETY, 43 (5). pp. 519-531. ISSN 0160-5682Full text not available from this repository.
The time-consuming process of solving large-scale Mixed Integer Programming problems using the branch-and-bound technique can be speeded up by introducing a degree of parallelism into the basic algorithm. This paper describes the development and implementation of a parallel branch-and-bound algorithm created by adapting a commercial MIP solver. Inherent in the design of this software are certain ad hoc methods, the use of which are necessary in the effective solution of real problems. The extent to which these ad hoc methods can successfully be transferred to a parallel environment, in this case an array of at most nine transputers, is discussed. Computational results on a variety of real integer programming problems are reported.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management|
|Journal or Publication Title:||JOURNAL OF THE OPERATIONAL RESEARCH SOCIETY|
|Number of Pages:||13|
|Page Range:||pp. 519-531|
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