## Introduction to Operations Research, Volume 1-- This classic, field-defining text is the market leader in Operations Research -- and it's now updated and expanded to keep professionals a step ahead -- Features 25 new detailed, hands-on case studies added to the end of problem sections -- plus an expanded look at project planning and control with PERT/CPM -- A new, software-packed CD-ROM contains Excel files for examples in related chapters, numerous Excel templates, plus LINDO and LINGO files, along with MPL/CPLEX Software and MPL/CPLEX files, each showing worked-out examples |

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The objective is to determine how all n

The objective is to determine how all n

**assignments**should be made to minimize the total cost . Any problem satisfying all these assumptions can be solved extremely efficiently by algorithms designed specifically for**assignment**problems ...Page 399

Consider the

Consider the

**assignment**problem having the following cost table . Task 1 N 3 4 Assignee A B С D 8 6 7 6 6 ... The objective is to make these**assignments**so as to minimize the total cost of producing these amounts of the three products .Page 400

( c ) Reformulate this

( c ) Reformulate this

**assignment**problem as an equivalent transportation problem with two sources and three ... c ( d ) Obtain an optimal solution for the problem as formulated in part ( c ) . choice of these**assignments**of plants to ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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