Definition: A linear program with additional constraints that some of the variables must take on integer values. Solving such problems is NP-hard.
See also integer linear program.
Note: From Algorithms and Theory of Computation Handbook, pages 32-39 and 34-17, Copyright © 1999 by CRC Press LLC. Appearing in the Dictionary of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology, Copyright © 2000 CRC Press LLC.
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Algorithms and Theory of Computation Handbook, CRC Press LLC, 1999, "mixed integer linear program", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 17 December 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/mixedinteger.html