RESEARCH PAPERS: Design Automation Papers

The PLP Algorithm

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D. E. Charrett

Irwin, Johnston & Partners Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, Australia

G. I. N. Rozvany

Monash University, Calyton, Victoria, Australia

J. Eng. Ind 94(2), 402-408 (May 01, 1972) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3428169 History: Received June 18, 1971; Online July 15, 2010


In piece-wise linear programming (PLP), the objective function is convex and piece-wise linear and the constraints are linear. The PLP algorithm is described in detail and the advantages of this technique over linear programming are discussed.

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