In this post, a toy problem is provided to demonstrate how to create your first optimization model and solve it using Python and Gurobi. Advertisements
OpenSolver is free and open source software for Excel without any annoying limits on problem size. This kind of software makes me think of What’s Best. It is good for undergraduate’s hands-on project for OR related classes at the very beginning stage. It also provides API for Excel VBA, awesome! Even exists a Google Sheets version!…
First of all, this issue has bothered me A LOT for such a long time. But every time I just leave it away because the final version of my manuscript looks acceptable in its formatting of optimization problems, well, at least fits ok with the journal template.
Gurobi released the latest 7.0 version optimizer in Oct. 2016, and Python modeling enhancements is one of the new features.