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CPLEX

The NEOS Server offers the IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimizer for the solution of linear programming (LP), mixed-integer linear programming (MILP), and second-order conic programming (SOCP) problems. Acceptable input formats for CPLEX on the NEOS server include AMPL, GAMS, LP, MPS, and NL formats.

Details on CPLEX can be found on the IBM CPLEX website. Additional information on all IBM software available to academics can be found on the IBM Academic Resources webpage.


Using the NEOS Server for CPLEX/AMPL


The user must submit a model in AMPL format. Examples are provided in the examples section of the AMPL website.

The problem must be specified in a model file. A data file and commands files may also be provided. If the commands file is specified, it must contain the AMPL solve command; however, it must not contain the model or data commands. The model and data files are renamed internally by NEOS.

The commands file may include option settings for the solver. To specify solver options, add

option cplex_options 'OPTIONS';
where OPTIONS is a list of one or more of the available solver options for AMPL.

Note: An email address is required for any submissions that use CPLEX. This email address will be forwarded to IBM and may be used by IBM for promotional purposes. When using the XML-RPC interface, you must add the following line into the XML file that is sent to NEOS:

<email>your.address@email.edu</email>

Web Submission Form
Model File
Enter the location of the AMPL model file (local file)
Data File
Enter the location of the AMPL data file (local file)
Commands File
Enter the location of the AMPL commands file (local file)
Comments
Additional Settings
Dry run: generate job XML instead of submitting it to NEOS
Short Priority: submit to higher priority queue with maximum CPU time of 5 minutes
E-Mail address:
Please do not click the 'Submit to NEOS' button more than once.