LINGO comes with everything you need to get started quickly and easily. Super and larger versions of LINGO include two valuable references:
The LINGO User's Manual
This 500+ page manual provides complete information on all aspects of using the LINGO package. The manual includes a full tutorial, which walks you through building and solving your first model to analyzing the solution. It explains the syntax of the modeling language thoroughly using simple examples for illustration.
The LINGO User Manual includes in depth coverage of all of the commands and features of LINGO in a well organized manner. The manual also includes detailed discussion of how LINGO can interface with spreadsheets and databases as well as how it can be integrated into your own applications.
Optimization Modeling with LINGO
This 500+ page text thoroughly discusses all major classes of optimization models. Perhaps the book's most useful feature is its liberal use of examples to illustrate each application and modeling concept. The discussion and examples are designed to teach you the modeling techniques you need to tackle your toughest problems.
The text contains information, which will appeal to a broad spectrum of modelers. For the modeling novice, the book provides chapters to introduce basic mathematical programming concepts, examine the modeling process, explain how to analyze solutions, and discuss the intricacies of designing and implementing optimization-based decision support systems. More advanced modelers will appreciate the ability to pick and choose from the variety of chapters dedicated to applying optimization techniques to specific applications. For a complete list of topics, see Optimization Modeling with LINGO's Table of Contents.
Comprehensive Online Help
LINGO's exhaustive Help system lets you conveniently access information on the fly. Not only are the entire contents of the LINGO User Manual available at the click of your mouse, but the Help file also contains up-to-date information on any enhancements added since the documentation went to press.
Friendly, Professional Support
For times when you need a little extra assistance, LINDO Systems offers our fast, friendly technical support. If you are having problems or questions regarding a particular feature of LINGO you can contact our knowledgeable support staff by phone, email or fax. If you are having problems with some aspect of your model, we can often get you pointed in the right direction. If you need more extensive model building assistance, LINDO Systems offers on site training on a fee basis or we can recommend some excellent consultants.