On the status of multistage linear programming problems.

by George Bernard Dantzig

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A survey of the kinds of structures encountered and the methods proposed for solving multistage linear programming problems. The single and multicommodity warehouse problem is used to illustrate some basic ideas. In addition, the study discusses the possibility of solving a dynamic problem from a steady-state problem, the need for solving large-scale systems, and the methods for solving block triangular systems.

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