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Decision Optimization CPLEX & For Watson Studio

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Piecewise function with input as coordinate (x,y) of curve's points

the actual piecewise function in OPL takes as input abscissas and vector coefficient to construct the function.Many time people have user have the (x;y) coordinate. to do that you need to write OPL code to find the vector coefficient.Would be grea...
almost 2 years ago in Decision Optimization CPLEX & For Watson Studio 0 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...

Make CP cumulFunction and expressions accept float instead of int

cumulFunction and expressions currently only allow the resource usage to be int which is not useful for all resource types. Whilst a workaround of multiplying the int by a large number to approximate the float is possible there are limitations and...
almost 2 years ago in Decision Optimization CPLEX & For Watson Studio 0 Not under consideration

OPL port for z/OS

We are looking at CPLEX on zOS.Today, only compiling a C++ program can be used to drive CPLEX on the z platform. It would be much easier to be able to inject OPL directly in (concert, part of ) CPLEX for z/OS.
almost 2 years ago in Decision Optimization CPLEX & For Watson Studio 0 Future consideration

Improve OPL Interfaces by providing dynamically typed API and a “façade” compatible with the .NET framework

Using OPL interface in .Net is cumbersome. Manipulate data elements object and result is far from being trivial.By example, instantiate an int look like that: OplDataSource dataSource = new MyCustomDataSource(oplF); internal class MyCustomDataSour...
almost 2 years ago in Decision Optimization CPLEX & For Watson Studio 0 Not under consideration

Improve OPL Interfaces by providing field access infer by using the OPL model schema

Modify coefficient, adding variable, iterate on tupleset, modifiing dataElements and almost all operation in the OPL interface are really counter intuitive. Object uses by OPL are not directly compatible with the framework object. Ituple!= Tuple. ...
almost 2 years ago in Decision Optimization CPLEX & For Watson Studio 0 Future consideration

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

Tuning Tool should work for CP as well as CPLEX

The Tuning Tool only works for CPLEX. It should also be made to work for CP.
almost 2 years ago in Decision Optimization CPLEX & For Watson Studio 0 Future consideration