November 6, 2017

My Linear(ish) Optimization Fantasy

Linear optimization (AKA linear programming) is all around us, even if we don’t really know it. For example, how did you come to pick your route to work today? This decision, lovingly known as “getting from A to B”, is (most of the time) objectively simple: which route is the quickest? There are known variables that we need to identify and use in solving this problem (known as decision variables), for example: Read more

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