Mathematical Problems in Engineering / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

A Hybrid Method for Modeling and Solving Supply Chain Optimization Problems with Soft and Logical Constraints

Table 1

Symbols used in the multidimensional transformation of the problem.

SymbolDescription of the symbol

Original problem
Decision variables before transformation
Constraints before transformation
Transformed problem
Decision variables after transformation
Constraints after transformation
Additional constraints that limit solution search space
Structure and properties of the modeled problem
Data (specific instances of data values for the parameters of the problem)
Properties and methods of the CLP (constraint propagation, local search, domain solving, etc.)
Multidimensional transformation