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P. Savory and J.L. Arthur (1990), “LPSOLVER: A Linear Program Solving Package for Educational and Instructional Modeling Applications,” Technical Report 142, Department of Statistics, Oregon State University, July 1990


LPSOLVER is a computer program developed to be a learning tool for students studying linear programming. This technical paper contains and overview of what LPSOLVER is and how to use it. The program allows one to enter linear programs in three different formats which are discussed in Section IV. Described in Section VI are the two methods available for solving linear programs. Other features of LPSOLVER are discussed in Section VII. Appendix A describes all the various files that LPSOLVER uses/creates. A listing of error messages is given in Appendix B. Information about how the program was implement is contained in Appendix C.