In the previous section, the number of persons and the number of jobs were assumed to be the same. In this section, we remove this assumption and consider a situation where the number of persons is not equal to the number of jobs. In all such cases, fictitious rows and/or columns are added in the matrix to make it a square matrix.
Since the number of persons is less than the number of jobs, we introduce a dummy person (D) with zero values. The revised assignment problem is given below:
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Now use the Hungarian method to obtain the optimal solution yourself.
Ans. = 20 + 17 + 17 + 0 = 54.