How the NFL Uses Gurobi to Create Its Schedule
See how the National Football League uses the Gurobi Optimizer to solve one of the hardest and most scrutinized scheduling problems in existence.
New Directions for Optimization
In this video, Gurobi CEO and Co-founder Ed Rothberg discusses our motivations for some of the recent features we’ve added to the Gurobi Optimizer. We’ll then look at recent developments in the field and talk about how they are influencing our thinking about potential future directions.
Gurobi solvers in sports scheduling can be considered as much art as science in combining a fascinatingly varied amount of data into a schedule that impacts players and audiences from around the world each season. Optimization provides planners with the data they need to evaluate any given possible schedule, identify what they want to change and see the resulting effects until the optimal end result is achieved.