[SciPy-User] assignment optimization problem

Nathaniel Smith njs@pobox....
Tue Apr 2 05:42:57 CDT 2013


On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 11:22 AM, denis <denis-bz-py@t-online.de> wrote:
> Neal Becker <ndbecker2 <at> gmail.com> writes:
>
>> Are there python tools for addressing problems like assignment? At this point,
>> I don't fully understand my problem, but I believe it is a mixture of discrete
>> assignment together with some continuous variables.  My son suggests coding it
>> by hand using some kind of simple hill climbing, but maybe I could leverage
>> existing code for this?
>
> Neal,
> http://code.google.com/p/python-zibopt  does mixed integer programming,
> i.e. linear prog + some integer constraints --
> could that help ?

Off-topic, but what a license mess that package (python-zibopt) has --
it's a GPLed wrapper for non-free code, which I guess means that it's
simply not legal to redistribute it at all?

-n


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