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The study of linear programming models as applied to engineering problems. Topics include Revised Simplex Method, Duality Theory, Post-Optimality Analysis, Interior Point Algorithms, Column Generation and Decomposition Techniques, Transportation Problem, Assignment Problem, Multiple Objective Problems, and Data Envelopment Analysis.
Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: MATH 2300 or MATH 3740. (Recommended)
Credits: 3 hrs.
Notes: Open to Graduate Students Only.
Lecture Hours - Laboratory Hours: (3-0)
Introduction to Mathematical Programming (Operations Research: Volume 1)
Wayne L. Winston and Munirpallam Venkataramanan
2003 Brooks/Cole (a division of Thompson Learning Inc.)
VBA for Modelers: Developing Decision Support Systems with Microsoft Excel
S. Christian Albright
Duxbury Press, 2007
Introduction to Operations Research, 8th edition
Frederick S. Hillier and Gerald J. Lieberman
Optimization in Operations Research, 1st edition
Ronald L. Rardin
Prentice Hall, 1998
Western Michigan University
E-227 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5336
Revision Date: Fall 2007