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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.

Jonsson 4.926

972-883-2032

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

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

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- Special Types of Linear-Programming Problems
- The Transportation Problem
- The Assignment Problem

- Linear Programming
- Linear Programming Formulations
- Graphical Solutions
- The Simplex Method
- Big-M Method and Artificial Variables

- Networks
- The Shortest-Route Problem
- The Minimal-Spanning-Tree Problem
- The Maximal-Flow Problem
- PERT-CPM

- Dynamic Programming (if time permits)

- Assignments
- Sample Exam
- Solution to Assignment #1
- Solution to Assignment #2
- Solution to Assignment #3
- Solution to Assignment #4
- Solution to Assignment #5
- Solution to Assignment #6
- Solution to Assignment #7
- Solution to Assignment #8
- Solution to Assignment #9
- Solution to Assignment #10
- Solution to Assignment #11

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