The main part of this study deals with an application of mixed integer programming to a large real-life production planning problem. Apart from this, two other topics will have our specific attention: 1) A special approach to sensitivity analysis of both continuous and (mixed) integer linear programming models. This approach differs from the usual techniques. 2) An economic interpretation of the outcomes of both continuous and (mixed) integer linear decision models. One of the goals here is to compare the special approach mentioned under 1 to some well-known methods of cost accounting with respect to their meaning for planning purposes. ... Zie: Summary
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