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MODEL. A machine made on a small scale to show the manner in which it is to be worked or employed.
     2. The Act of Congress of July 4, 1836, section 6, requires an inventor who is desirous to take out a patent for his invention, to furnish a model of his invention, in all cases which admit of representation by model, of a convenient size to exhibit advantageously its several parts.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Henceforth, from 1960s to mid-1980s linear programming model was widely studied and used for farm planning (Zhang et al., 2014).
The present paper attempted to develop a linear programming model that improves water use efficiency based on weather and soil conditions.
[28] develop a biobjective mixed-integer linear programming model. Using this solution to the mathematical model the opening of manufacturing and distribution centers and the flows over the logistic chain can be determined.
Wang and Yeh [19] introduced the concept of subparticles to the update rules of PSO to relieve the lack of resources to change the PSO plan so that the restrained integer linear programming model can be implemented to solve real-world APP problems.
In linear programming models, the objective of a typical farm or farmer be it maximization of net profit or gross margin or cost minimization of production is achieved through optimal plan derived from the simplex algorithm at the final plan.
The fuzzy linear programming model is turned into a deterministic linear programming model, which can be easily solved with the software LINGO 11.0.
Solving the linear programming model in case of management optimization
Study (Maillot et al., 2008) tests the hypothesis how food nutrient profiling ranks may help to identify food with adequate nutrition quality for its price using linear programming model.
(which they propose solving) through a special purpose linear programming model, zero-one programming, and Microsoft Excel Solver." They define the objective of the Traveling Salesman Problem as: "Minimize the total distance of a tour through a given number of locations, beginning and ending the tour in the same location and entering and leaving each location once" (Patterson & Harmel, 2003, p.

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