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There we shall see that these problems are special cases of an important class of linear programming problems known as the minimum cost

There we shall see that these problems are special cases of an important class of linear programming problems known as the minimum cost

**flow**problem . This problem has the interpretation of minimizing the cost for the**flow**of goods ...Page 431

The July - August 1987 issue of Interfaces describes how , even back then , microcomputers were being used by Marshalls , Inc. ( an off - price retail chain ) to deal with a minimum cost

The July - August 1987 issue of Interfaces describes how , even back then , microcomputers were being used by Marshalls , Inc. ( an off - price retail chain ) to deal with a minimum cost

**flow**problem this way .Page 456

3 2,000 miles 1,000 miles ( b ) Formulate this problem as a minimum cost

3 2,000 miles 1,000 miles ( b ) Formulate this problem as a minimum cost

**flow**problem by inserting all the necessary data into this network . Also include Whenever one of the company's two factories needs a ship- a dummy demand node ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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