2014
DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/amm.513-517.1026
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Abstract: This study investigated a two-round linear programming method for optimizing online assignment of harvesting jobs to trans-regional combines. A two-round biding process was constructed to provide the competitive quotations for the two-round linear programming method. There was a 25 percent limitation of price difference in the second bid versus the first one. It was found that using the two-round linear programming method significantly decreased the cost to hire the trans-regional combines for harvesting jobs …

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