A Technique for Resolving Degeneracy in Linear Programming: Notes on Linear Programming and Recent Extensions--Part 61.

by Philip S. Wolfe

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A presentation of a new technique for resolving degeneracy in the simplex-method solution of linear programming problems. Unlike other lexicographic techniques, it uses only data associated with the right-hand side of the linear programming problem and is thus simpler both theoretically and computationally. Some experimental results are also given relating to the effect of degeneracy on the course of the ordinary simplex algorithm

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