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Noun: simplex algorithm
  1. A method for solving problems in linear programming that tests adjacent vertices of the feasible set in sequence so that at each new vertex the objective function improves or is unchanged.
    "The simplex algorithm begins at a starting vertex and moves along the edges of the polytope until it reaches the vertex of the optimum solution.";
    - simplex method

Type of: algorithm, algorithmic program, algorithmic rule

Encyclopedia: Simplex algorithm