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Business Analytics with Management Science Models and Methods by Arben Asllani

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6. Business Analytics with Integer Programming

Chapter Objectives

• Discuss the need to require integer or binary values for the solution of some programming models

• Offer a graphical explanation of the integer programming models

• Discuss different types of integer programming models and when to choose them

• Demonstrate the process of seeking integer or binary solutions for linear, nonlinear, or goal programming models via Solver

• Discuss the main assumptions of the knapsack and assignment problems

• Describe the challenges of requiring binary, integer, or mixed integer solutions for programming models

• Offer practical recommendations when using integer, binary, or mixed programming models in the era of Big Data

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