Zimpl is a little language to translate the mathematical model of a problem into a linear or nonlinear (mixed-) integer mathematical program expressed in .lp or .mps file format which can be read and (hopefully) solved by a LP or MIP solver.
|02/Jul/2018||Version 3.3.6 is released as a part of the SCIP Optimization Suite 6.0.0.|
|21/Dec/2017||Version 3.3.5 is released as a part of the SCIP Optimization Suite 5.0.0.|
|09/Mar/2017||Version 3.3.4 released. Release Notes|
|01/Jul/2015||Version 3.3.3 released. Release Notes|
|27/Feb/2014||Version 3.3.2 released. Release Notes|
ZIMPL is distributed under the GNU LGPL License. For more information see here.
Any publication for which ZIMPL is used must include an acknowledgment and a reference to the article:
Zimpl is a command line program written in plain C and released under GNU LGPL. It has been tested to compile under Linux/Intel, Solaris, Tru64, HPUX, IRIX, AIX and MacOS-X. Probably it will compile and run wherever GMP is available. Zimpl has even been successfully compiled for Windows using MinGW and the GCC as a cross compiler and also directly using VisualStudio 2010.
If you find one, it would be nice if you send a description or even better a working fix with a runnable example .zpl file to Thorsten Koch.
The latest Version is 3.3.4.
There is also a Debian package maintained by Joachim Reichel.
Differences to the older versions are described in the Changelog.
Precompiled binaries are also available.
Thanks to Mathias Kinder and Thomas Sejr Jensen there is Zimpl syntax highlighting for Emacs and Kate available.
Thanks to Hendrik Lüthen there is also Zimpl syntax highlighting for GtkSourceView (gEdit, medit, etc.).
Thanks to Parham Alvani and Bahador Bakhshi, there is Zimpl syntax highlighting for vim available from Parham's GitHub repository.
You need a solver for the problems generated by Zimpl.
|SCIP||is a solver for mixed integer programs which can be linked directly with Zimpl.|
|lp_solve||is another solver which has an experimental integration of Zimpl.|
|SoPlex||is a good simplex solver for pure linear programs (LP).|
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