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Re: Implementation of Minimize for integer programming in Mathematica 7

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  • Subject: [mg96114] Re: Implementation of Minimize for integer programming in Mathematica 7
  • From: "Frank Kampas" <fkampas at verizon.net>
  • Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2009 04:40:40 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <gmbr4v$ihp$1@smc.vnet.net>

Minimize is slow because it solves symbolically.  NMinimize is numeric.

"Niko" <niko.schwarz at googlemail.com> wrote in message 
news:gmbr4v$ihp$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> Hello, I'm using Minimize to solve an integer program. It is =85 dead
> slow. So, this is research - is it slow because of the implementation
> of Minimize? Is it worth it to feed the instance into GLPK? It took me
> ages to write a formalization that Mathematica 7 accepted.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Niko
> 


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