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Using Zimpl for modeling production planning problems. (English) Zbl 1247.90206
Kallrath, Josef (ed.), Algebraic modeling systems. Modeling and solving real world optimization problems. Berlin: Springer (ISBN 978-3-642-23591-7/hbk; 978-3-642-23592-4/ebook). Applied Optimization 104, 145-158 (2012).
Summary: In this chapter we describe, how Zimpl is used as an algebraic modeling language for mixed-integer linear programs (MIPs) at the Inform GmbH (Aachen, Germany). We firstly give an overview of Zimpl, thereby motivating the choice of Zimpl for modeling a production planning problem. Besides depicting the role of Zimpl during the development and training process of optimization software at Inform, we show explicitly how a basic model of a production planning problem, the Mlclsp, can be modeled with Zimpl, thereby demonstrating its ease-of-use and some of its features.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1233.68021].
MSC:
90C11 Mixed integer programming
68N30 Mathematical aspects of software engineering (specification, verification, metrics, requirements, etc.)
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