Strong Branching Variable Count
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When BRANCHING_STRATEGY = STRONG_BRANCHING , this option sets the (maximum) number of variables to consider for branching.
STRONG_BRANCHING_VARIABLE_COUNTallows the user to specify how many variables will be used in the strong branching procedure. In order to do that, the user should specify in an options file
STRONG_BRANCHING_VARIABLE_COUNTto a specific number.
If the user wants to restrict the number of variables to be utilised in strong branching to 10 then the option file should include the new line:
STRONG_BRANCHING_VARIABLE_COUNT = 10
Learn more about Branching Strategies here .