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Note---Erratum: A Computational Error in a Nonlinear Programming Example


  • Denis T. Clements

    (The Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia)

  • Frederick B. Buoni

    (College of Science and Engineering, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida 32901)

  • Ambrose Goicoechea

    (Department of Systems Engineering, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030)


In an early paper, Griffith and Stewart (Griffith, R. E., R. A. Stewart. 1961. A nonlinear programming technique for the optimization of continuous processing systems. Management Sci. 7 379--392.) presented a method for applying linear programming to a linearized form of some nonlinear programming problems. An arithmetic error in the numerical example given in that paper is discussed, and corrected values of the example are presented.

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  • Denis T. Clements & Frederick B. Buoni & Ambrose Goicoechea, 1986. "Note---Erratum: A Computational Error in a Nonlinear Programming Example," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 32(3), pages 381-382, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:inm:ormnsc:v:32:y:1986:i:3:p:381-382

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    1. Ian I. Mitroff, 1972. "The Myth of Objectivity OR Why Science Needs a New Psychology of Science," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 18(10), pages 613-618, June.
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