Improve Results

How to tune or improve your results

Suggestions for interpreting solution quality or obtaining a better solution.

Topics

Overview of Next Steps

What to do after a solver finishes.

When the Solver Fails

How to proceed when the solver fails.

When the Solver Might Have Succeeded

How to proceed when the solver is unsure it produced a good answer.

Solver Takes Too Long

What to do if the solver takes a long time to finish.

When the Solver Succeeds

How to check that the solution is reliable.

Local vs. Global Optima

Explains why solvers might not find the smallest minimum.

Tuning Integer Linear Programming

Steps for improving solutions or solution time.