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Title: Sets and indices in linear programming modelling and their integration with relational data models
Authors: Kristjansson, B
Lucas, CA
Mitra, G
Moody, S
Keywords: Sets
Linear Programming Modelling
Relational Databases
Modelling Languages
Publication Date: 1993
Publisher: Brunel University
Citation: Maths Technical Papers (Brunel University). May 1993, pp 1-34
Series/Report no.: TR/02/93
Abstract: LP models are usually constructed using index sets and data tables which are closely related to the attributes and relations of relational database (RDB) systems. We extend the syntax of MPL, an existing LP modelling language, in order to connect it to a given RDB system. This approach reuses existing modelling and database software, provides a rich modelling environment and achieves model and data independence. This integrated software enables Mathematical Programming to be widely used as a decision support tool by unlocking the data residing in corporate databases.
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