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A Short Tutorial on CPLEX. Jason Woodard email@example.com CS 286r Section March 5, 2004. Outline. What is it? How do I use it? Show me some code!. What is CPLEX?. Optimization software
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A Short Tutorial on CPLEX Jason Woodard firstname.lastname@example.org CS 286r Section March 5, 2004
Outline • What is it? • How do I use it? • Show me some code!
What is CPLEX? • Optimization software • “For solving linear, mixed-integer and quadratic programming problems in mission-critical resource allocation applications” • Includes a variety of algorithms accessible through a common set of APIs and file formats
How Do I Start Using It? • Installed on econcs.eecs.harvard.edu • All files accessible from /local/cs286r • See especially demo and examples directories • Documentation under ilog/cplex81/doc • Windows version under ilog/dist/windows • Today will focus on Java API • C and C++ APIs also available • Also an interactive command-line interface • /usr/ilog/cplex81/bin/cplex
Show Me Some Code! • Okay …