Linear Programming – book

With its focus on solving practical problems, the book features free C and Python programs to implement the major algorithms covered, including the two-phase simplex method, the primal-dual simplex method, the path-following interior-point method, and and the homogeneous self-dual method. In addition, the author provides online tools that illustrate various pivot rules and variants of … Continue reading Linear Programming – book

Food delivery optimization

Paper on Transportation Science (or see the working version here) Insights here: https://www.informs.org/About-INFORMS/News-Room/Press-Releases/New-Research-Says-Changes-in-Driver-Shifts-and-Pick-up-Choices-for-Food-Delivery-Services-Can-Boost-Profits “By introducing a minimum guaranteed hourly pay, platforms can gain more reliability among drivers and the benefits seem to outweigh the minimal cost increase,” said Savelsbergh. “A guaranteed pay rate of $15 an hour is 1.5 times the payment for a delivery … Continue reading Food delivery optimization