Branch variable selection strategy
Type: int
Default value: -1
Minimum value: -1
Maximum value: 3

Controls the branch variable selection strategy. The default -1 setting makes an automatic choice, depending on problem characteristics. Available alternatives are Pseudo Reduced Cost Branching (0), Pseudo Shadow Price Branching (1), Maximum Infeasibility Branching (2), and Strong Branching (3).

Changing the value of this parameter rarely produces a significant benefit.

Note: Only affects mixed integer programming (MIP) models

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