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    ruz is offline
    Apr 2011

    Question Optimum

    i got a formula that i don't quiet understand, coursework, can anyone help

    thanks, appreciate lots if you can help
    the formula and its descriptions are in a blog please check the link
    A Team!

    i also uploaded a image of the formula.
    There is a list of n items that are to be send to the location where a certain container is going to (individual lists for each group will be put on the VLP). Each item i is only available once and has an associated weight wi, a volume vi, and a value, which is referred to here as fitness fi. Your task is to write a computer program that can find a list of items that a) fit into the container space available, not exceeding the maximum load wmax or the maximum volume vmax, and b) to maximise the total value ftotal of that shipping:

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