Environmental Criteria in Pig Diet Formulation with Multi-Objective Fractional Programming

  • Teresa Peña
  • Carmen Castrodeza
  • Pablo Lara
Part of the International Series In Operations Research amp; Mana book series (ISOR, volume 99)

The objective of this chapter is to show how the techniques of Multi-objective Fractional Programming (MFP) can enhance the process of animal diet formulation. We propose a model with three objectives and explain how animal diet formulation can be tackled using the method of Interactive Multiple Goal Programming (IMGP). This method allows us to treat the presence of fractional objectives, simplifying the problem from a computational point of view.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Teresa Peña
    • 1
  • Carmen Castrodeza
    • 1
  • Pablo Lara
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Applied Economics (Mathematics), Facutly of EconomicsUniversity of ValladolidSpain
  2. 2.Department of Animal Production, ETSIAMUniversity of CórdobaSpain

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