This collection contains a file with exercises associated with each chapter and software. These exercises are designed to help individuals obtain a better understanding of the subject matter. Click HERE to go directly to the Chapters.

PLEASE NOTE: Some exercises require the use of optimization modeling which can be accomplished by using the "Solver" option of Excel. The book uses the demo version of LINGO software that can be downloaded free from Other exercises requiring the use of Genetic Algorithms and Artificial Neural Networks can be solved using the software named GANLC and ANN together with their help files that is included in the subdirectory labeled "ANNGenAlgoritm". Instructors can obtain solutions to the exercises by contacting the authors ( or

This 2005 version has been superseded by the 2017 edition of the book, which includes exercises with each chapter, available in full here:

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