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A Microcomputer Linear Programming Package: An Alternative To Mainframes

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This paper presents the capabilities and limitations of a microcomputer linear programming package. The solution algorithm is a version of the revised simplex. Rapid problem entry, user ease of operation, sensitivity analyses on objective function and right hand sides are advantages. A problem size of 150 activities and 64 constraints can be solved in present form. Due to problem size, limitations and lack of parametric and integer programming routines, this package is thought to have the most value in teaching applications and research problems in the smaller size categories.

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  • Laughlin, David H., 1984. "A Microcomputer Linear Programming Package: An Alternative To Mainframes," Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 16(01), July.
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    1. Levins, Richard A. & Johnson, Dale M., 1989. "A Software Package For Teaching Farm Planning," Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 21(01), July.

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