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Allocating people to teams is a task common in both sport and business. We allocate 32 people to 4 teams that are as balanced as possible.
We replicate a wood cutting pattern model from a published academic paper. Surprisingly, we find a better optimal solution.
Designing an optimization model is difficult. This article explains common mathematical notation used to define optimization model formulations.
We've collated links to dozens of websites about optimization modelling. The links are organized into several categories.
This series explores optimization of a "picking warehouse" by improving the warehouse design and efficiency of the picking process.
Given available stock of wire and a list of pieces required, what is the best way to cut the stock to fulfil demand while minimizing waste?