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"Some global optimization problems are converted to mixed-integer linear problems (MILP) using piecewise-linear approximations in this thesis so that they can be solved using commercial MILP solvers, such as CPLEX. Special attention is given to approximating two-term log-sum functions, which appears frequently in generalized geometric programming problems. Numerical results indicate the proposed approach is sound and efficient"--Abstract, page iii.
Yu, Vincent (Wen-Bin)
Engineering Management and Systems Engineering
M.S. in Engineering Management
University of Missouri--Rolla
vii, 29 pages
© 2007 Manish Kumar, All rights reserved.
Thesis - Open Access
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Link to Catalog Recordhttp://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/record=b6400571~S5
Kumar, Manish, "Converting some global optimization problems to mixed integer linear problems using piecewise linear approximations" (2007). Masters Theses. 6822.