Relaxation Induced Neighborhood Search (RINS) heuristic frequency
 Type: int
 Default value: -1
 Minimum value: -1
 Maximum value: MAXINT

Frequency of the RINS heuristic. Default value (-1) chooses automatically. A value of 0 shuts off RINS. A positive value n applies RINS at every n-th node of the MIP search tree.

Increasing the frequency of the RINS heuristic shifts the focus of the MIP search away from proving optimality, and towards finding good feasible solutions. We recommend that you try MIPFocus, ImproveStartGap, or ImproveStartTime before experimenting with this parameter.

One important note about integer-valued parameters: while the maximum value that can be stored in a signed integer is <span>$</span>2^{31}-1<span>$</span>, we use a MAXINT value of 2,000,000,000. Attempting to set an integer parameter to a value larger than this maximum will produce an error.

Note: Only affects mixed integer programming (MIP) models

For examples of how to query or modify parameter values from our different APIs, refer to our Parameter Examples.