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CPLEX Optimization Studio

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Bring MATLAB interface back for CPLEX

Please bring back the MATLAB interface for CPLEX. We rely heavily on this feature since toolboxes we use are Matlab exclusive.
over 1 year ago in Decision Optimization CPLEX & For Watson Studio / CPLEX Optimization Studio 10 Future consideration

Nonlinear solver for CPLEX

Add nonlinear optimization capability to CPLEX. Many real-life models are nonlinear by nature. CPLEX solver requires a linear model to work. A good nonlinear solver can often times overperform a linearized form of a real-life model. Having a nonli...
over 4 years ago in Decision Optimization CPLEX & For Watson Studio / CPLEX Optimization Studio 1 Future consideration

Implement nonconvex quadratic constraints in CPLEX

CPLEX already supports nonconvex quadratic objectives, but not yet constraints, even though they bring a lot of flexibility in modelling.
over 2 years ago in Decision Optimization CPLEX & For Watson Studio / CPLEX Optimization Studio 0 Future consideration

Add support for .NET 6 and Linux OS in CPLEX APIs

We developed a product based on .NET 6 that relies on CPLEX core functionalities and we need to make it run both on Windows an Linux operating systems. The .NET 6 libraries are platform independent but the CPLEX Optimization Studio only provides a...

add doopl in the CPLEX distribution

relying on docplex python API got much easier since docplex was included in the CPLEX product. doopl which is a python package that allows to call OPL model from python code can be download from https://pypi.org/project/doopl/ but having doopl in ...
over 2 years ago in Decision Optimization CPLEX & For Watson Studio / CPLEX Optimization Studio 1 Future consideration

OPL language enhancements : cannot slice with nested constraints on subTuples

I've been a happy user of OPL language, which has lots of wonderful features. However, there is one remaining recurrent issue in data modeling, which prevents some intuitive modeling. This is called "cannot slice with nested constraints on subTupl...
over 2 years ago in Decision Optimization CPLEX & For Watson Studio / CPLEX Optimization Studio 1 Future consideration

OPL Lazy Constraint Pool

At http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21681643, it is indicated that it is not possible to add lazy constraints in OPL Script. I know OPL is not a programming language, but it is quite important to be able to add lazy constraints in ...
over 3 years ago in Decision Optimization CPLEX & For Watson Studio / CPLEX Optimization Studio 1 Future consideration

Produce log during OPL Extract phase similar to Solve Engine Log

Many OPL real-world optimisations spend a large proportion of the overall solve time performing extraction/generation and there is no log of what is happening during this time. There should be a log produced during Extract similar to the Engine Lo...
over 1 year ago in Decision Optimization CPLEX & For Watson Studio / CPLEX Optimization Studio 1 Future consideration

Interface between CPLEX and .Net CORE 5 on LINUX

We are developing applications using .Net CORE 5. This is a great language to develop solution on either Windows or Linux. We have no issues using CPLEX with Windows as we have the cp_wrap_cpp_dotnet2010.dll running but we miss a Linux version of ...

CPLEX: Make adding mulitple objectives consistent with adding one objective

In the Java API for CPLEX (presumably similar in other APIs), it is possible to create an objective and add it to a model in one function call, using overloads of IloCplexModeler.addMinimize() and .addMaximize() that take an IloNumExpr argument. D...
about 2 years ago in Decision Optimization CPLEX & For Watson Studio / CPLEX Optimization Studio 1 Future consideration