I thought to take the opportunity to solve this puzzle using SAS/OR optimization tools, in particular PROC OPTMODEL and the mixed integer linear programming (MILP) solver.
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was well-represented with a number of talks in all areas of operations research
Every time I pick up a new article about analytics, I am always disappointed by the fact that I cannot find any specifics mentioned about back-end processing.
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