[SciPy-User] assignment optimization problem

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Apr 2 05:47:11 CDT 2013


On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 11:42 AM, Nathaniel Smith <njs@pobox.com> wrote:
> 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?

Pretty much.

--
Robert Kern


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