Introduction to Operations Research


Course Syllabus

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Course Objective

This course is a basic introduction to important models and solution techniques in Operations Research. The emphasis is on deterministic models (linear-programming models, in particular); stochastic models are discussed in a sequel to this course, OPRE 6202.

Office Hours

Jonsson 4.926
972-883-2032

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Text

Introduction to Operations Research, by F. S. Hillier and G. J. Lieberman, 6th Edition. McGraw-Hill, 1995.

Prerequisites

MATH 5304 & STAT 5311; or consent of the instructor.

Grading Scheme

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Course Outline

  1. Special Types of Linear-Programming Problems
  2. Linear Programming
  3. Networks
  4. Dynamic Programming (if time permits)

Assignments


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