The Composite Simplex Algorithm: Notes on Linear Programming and Extensions--Part 64.

by Philip S. Wolfe

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A discussion of the process of finding a feasible solution of a linear programming problem by means of the simplex method. It is shown how certain rules regarding the details of the process result in the "composite" algorithm, a procedure used in several linear-programming computer routines. Experimental evidence for the efficiency of the procedure is given. 47 pp

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