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A note on a symmetrical set covering problem: The lottery problem


  • Jans, Raf
  • Degraeve, Zeger


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  • Jans, Raf & Degraeve, Zeger, 2008. "A note on a symmetrical set covering problem: The lottery problem," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 186(1), pages 104-110, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:186:y:2008:i:1:p:104-110

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    1. Lan, Guanghui & DePuy, Gail W. & Whitehouse, Gary E., 2007. "An effective and simple heuristic for the set covering problem," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 176(3), pages 1387-1403, February.
    2. Hanif D. Sherali & J. Cole Smith, 2001. "Improving Discrete Model Representations via Symmetry Considerations," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 47(10), pages 1396-1407, October.
    3. Beasley, J. E. & Chu, P. C., 1996. "A genetic algorithm for the set covering problem," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 94(2), pages 392-404, October.
    4. Alberto Caprara & Paolo Toth & Matteo Fischetti, 2000. "Algorithms for the Set Covering Problem," Annals of Operations Research, Springer, vol. 98(1), pages 353-371, December.
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    1. Hofer, Vera & Leitner, Johannes, 2011. "Should European gamblers play lotto in the USA?," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 215(1), pages 181-187, November.

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