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An Interactive Approach for Multi-Criterion Optimization, with an Application to the Operation of an Academic Department


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  • A. M. Geoffrion

    (University of California, Los Angeles)

  • J. S. Dyer

    (University of California, Los Angeles)

  • A. Feinberg

    (California State University, Northridge)

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    An interactive mathematical programming approach to multi-criterion optimization is developed, and then illustrated by an application to the aggregated operating problem of an academic department.

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    Article provided by INFORMS in its journal Management Science.

    Volume (Year): 19 (1972)
    Issue (Month): 4-Part-1 (December)
    Pages: 357-368

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    Handle: RePEc:inm:ormnsc:v:19:y:1972:i:4-part-1:p:357-368

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