Descriptor English: Programming, Linear
Descriptor Spanish: Programación Lineal
Descriptor Portuguese: Programação Linear
Descriptor French: Programmation linéaire
Tree number(s): L01.906.394.748
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A technique of operations research for solving certain kinds of problems involving many variables where a best value or set of best values is to be found. It is most likely to be feasible when the quantity to be optimized, sometimes called the objective function, can be stated as a mathematical expression in terms of the various activities within the system, and when this expression is simply proportional to the measure of the activities, i.e., is linear, and when all the restrictions are also linear. It is different from computer programming, although problems using linear programming techniques may be programmed on a computer.
Annotation: IM
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC économie
ES éthique
HI histoire
LJ législation et jurisprudence
SD ressources et distribution
SN statistiques et données numériques
ST normes
TD tendances
DeCS ID: 11814
Unique ID: D011382
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/03
Programmation linéaire - Preferred
Concept UI M0017683
Preferred term Programmation linéaire

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