Cutting Stock Problem

Cutting Stock Problem

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The cutting-stock problem is an optimization problem, or more specifically, an integer linear programming problem. It arises from many applications in industry. Imagine that you work in a paper mill and you have a number of rolls of paper of fixed width waiting to be cut, yet different customers want different numbers of rolls of various-sized widths. How are you going to cut the rolls so that you minimize the waste? Solving this problem to optimality can be economically significant: a difference of 1% for a modern paper machine can be worth more than one million USD per more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136549611
  • 9786136549613