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3   Useful Set and Get Methods in CbcModel
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9   Useful Set and Get Methods in <tt class="classname">CbcModel</tt>
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11Most of the parameter setting in CBC is done through <tt class="classname">CbcModel</tt> methods. The most commonly used set and get methods are listed in <a href="ch02s05.html#setGet" title="Table 2.2. Useful Set and Get Methods in CbcModel">Table 2.2</a>.
12</p><div class="table"><a id="setGet"/><p class="title"><b>Table 2.2. Useful Set and Get Methods in <tt class="classname">CbcModel</tt></b></p><table summary="Useful Set and Get Methods in CbcModel" border="0"><colgroup><col/><col/></colgroup><thead><tr><th>
13    Method(s)
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15    Description
16    </th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><td align="left" valign="top"><tt class="function">bool setMaximumNodes(int value)</tt><br/><tt class="function">int getMaximumNodes() const</tt><br/><tt class="function">bool setMaximumSeconds(double value)</tt><br/><tt class="function">double getMaximumSeconds()</tt><br/><tt class="function">bool setMaximumSolutions(double value)</tt><br/><tt class="function">double getMaximumSolutions() const</tt></td><td align="left" valign="top">
17      These set methods tell CBC to stop after a given number of nodes,
18      seconds, or solutions is reached. The get methods return the corresponding values.
19      </td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top"><tt class="function">bool setIntegerTolerance(double value) const</tt><br/><tt class="function">double getIntegerTolerance() const</tt></td><td align="left" valign="top">
20      An integer variable is deemed to be at an integral value if it is no further than this <i class="parameter"><tt>value</tt></i> (tolerance) away.
21      </td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top"><tt class="function">bool setAllowableGap(double value)</tt><br/><tt class="function">double getAllowableGap() const</tt><br/><tt class="function">bool setAllowablePercentageGap(double value)</tt><br/><tt class="function">double getAllowablePercentageGap() const</tt><br/><tt class="function">bool setAllowableFractionGap(double value)</tt><br/><tt class="function">double getAllowableFractionGap() const</tt><br/></td><td align="left" valign="top"><tt class="classname">CbcModel</tt> returns if the gap between the best known solution and the best
22      possible solution is less than this <i class="parameter"><tt>value</tt></i>, or as a percentage, or a fraction.
23      </td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top"><tt class="function">void setNumberStrong(double value) </tt><br/><tt class="function">int numberStrong()
24<sup>[<a id="id2994473" href="#ftn.id2994473">a</a>]</sup> const </tt></td><td align="left" valign="top">
25      These methods set or get the maximum number of candidates at a node to
26      be evaluated for strong branching.
27      </td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top"><tt class="function">void setPrintFrequency(int value) </tt><br/><tt class="function">int printFrequency() const</tt></td><td align="left" valign="top">
28      Controls the number of nodes evaluated between status prints.
29      Print frequency has a very slight overhead, if <i class="parameter"><tt>value</tt></i> is small.
30      </td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top"><tt class="function">int getNodeCount() const</tt></td><td align="left" valign="top">
31      Returns number of nodes evaluated in the search.
32      </td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top"><tt class="function">int numberRowsAtContinuous() const</tt></td><td align="left" valign="top">
33      Returns number of rows in the problem when handed to the solver (i.e., before cuts where added). Commonly used in implementing heuristics.
34      </td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top"><tt class="function">int  numberIntegers() const</tt><br/><tt class="function">const int * integerVariable() const</tt></td><td align="left" valign="top">
35      Returns number of integer variables and an array specifying them.
36      </td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top"><tt class="function">bool isBinary(int colIndex) const</tt><br/><tt class="function">bool isContinuous(int colIndex) const</tt><br/><tt class="function">bool isInteger(int colIndex) const</tt></td><td align="left" valign="top">
37      Returns information on variable <i class="parameter"><tt>colIndex</tt></i>. OSI methods
38      can be used to set these attributes (before handing the model to <tt class="classname">CbcModel</tt>).
39      </td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top"><tt class="function">double getObjValue() const</tt></td><td align="left" valign="top">
40      This method returns the best objective value so far.
41      </td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top"><tt class="function">double getCurrentObjValue() const</tt></td><td align="left" valign="top">
42      This method returns the current objective value.
43      </td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top"><tt class="function">const double * getObjCoefficients() const</tt><br/></td><td align="left" valign="top">
44      This method return the objective coefficients.
45      </td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top"><tt class="function">const double * getRowLower() const</tt><br/><tt class="function">const double * getRowUpper() const</tt><br/><tt class="function">const double * getColLower() const</tt><br/><tt class="function">const double * getColUpper() const</tt><br/></td><td align="left" valign="top">
46      These methods return the lower and upper bounds on row and column activities.
47      </td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top"><tt class="function">const CoinPackedMatrix * getMatrixByRow() const</tt></td><td align="left" valign="top">
48      This method returns a pointer to a row copy of matrix stored as a
49      <tt class="classname">CoinPackedMatrix</tt> which can be further examined.
50      </td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top"><tt class="function">const CoinPackedMatrix * getMatrixByCol() const</tt></td><td align="left" valign="top">
51      This method returns a pointer to a column copy of matrix stored as a
52      <tt class="classname">CoinPackedMatrix</tt> which can be further examined.
53      </td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top"><tt class="function">CoinBigIndex getNumElements() const</tt><sup>[<a id="id2995026" href="#ftn.id2995026">b</a>]</sup></td><td align="left" valign="top">
54      Returns the number of nonzero elements in the problem matrix.
55      </td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top"><tt class="function">void setObjSense(double value)</tt><br/><tt class="function">double getObjSense() const</tt></td><td align="left" valign="top">
56      These methods set and get the objective sense.  The parameter
57      <i class="parameter"><tt>value</tt></i> should be +1 to minimize and -1 to maximize.
58      </td></tr></tbody><tbody class="footnotes"><tr><td colspan="2"><div class="footnote"><p><sup>[<a id="ftn.id2994473" href="#id2994473">a</a>] </sup>
59This methods (and some of the other) do not follow the "get" convention. The convention has changed over time and there are still some inconsistencies to be cleaned up.
60</p></div><div class="footnote"><p><sup>[<a id="ftn.id2995026" href="#id2995026">b</a>] </sup> 
61        <span class="type">CoinBigIndex</span> is a <tt class="function">typedef</tt> which in
62        most cases is the same as <span class="type">int</span>.
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