An Overview of Current Solution Methods and Modelling Practices in Goal Programming

  • M. Tamiz
  • D. F. Jones
Part of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems book series (LNE, volume 432)


This paper presents an overview of the current state-of-the-art methods for modelling and solution of goal programming(GP) problems. Strategies for integrating these techniques into computerised software and thus specifications for producing an ‘intelligent’ GP solution and analysis package are suggested. Some recent criticisms of GP are detailed, together with how these perceived problems can be alleviated by means of such a package.


Goal Programming Priority Level Operational Research Society Fuzzy Goal Programming Pareto Efficiency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Tamiz
    • 1
  • D. F. Jones
    • 1
  1. 1.University of PortsmouthUK

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