### What does **assignment problem** mean?

# Definitions for **assignment problem**

as·sign·ment prob·lem

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Assignment problem

The assignment problem is one of the fundamental combinatorial optimization problems in the branch of optimization or operations research in mathematics. It consists of finding a maximum weight matching in a weighted bipartite graph. In its most general form, the problem is as follows: If the numbers of agents and tasks are equal and the total cost of the assignment for all tasks is equal to the sum of the costs for each agent, then the problem is called the linear assignment problem. Commonly, when speaking of the assignment problem without any additional qualification, then the linear assignment problem is meant.

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Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of assignment problem in Chaldean Numerology is:

**2**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of assignment problem in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**4**

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