How would you program this?
Paul Rubin
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Wed Mar 2 20:42:08 CET 2005
"Carl Banks" <invalidemail at aerojockey.com> writes:
> No kidding--it's a constrained integer programming problem. Those can
> be pretty nasty. This one is pretty simple, being linear with only 12
> unknowns. However, they get very difficult very fast. There are whole
> optimization textbooks written on this kind of problem.
Why is it an integer programming problem rather than just a set of
simultaneous equations? It looks offhand like 12 equations in 12
unknowns that can be solved with linear algebra, but I haven't tried
solving it.
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