BranchingStrategy Enumeration

Solver Foundation 3.0

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Defines the branching strategies for the mixed integer programming (MIP) solver.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SolverFoundation.Solvers
Assembly:  Microsoft.Solver.Foundation (in Microsoft.Solver.Foundation.dll)

public enum BranchingStrategy

Member nameDescription
AutomaticThe solver chooses a strategy.
SmallestPseudoCostSelects the variable with the smallest pseudo-cost.
LargestPseudoCostSelects the variable with the largest pseudo-cost.
LeastFractionalSelects the least fractional variable.
MostFractionalSelects the most fractional variable.
VectorLengthSelects a variable with large pseudo-cost and expected large influence on other variables.
StrongCostSelects a variable with the largest increase in objective value.