Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering - Leading Process and Product Improvement

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IME 6130 - Stochastic and Heuristic Methods in                   Operations Research

Catalog Description:

Concepts and techniques of stochastic operations research with emphasis on industrial applications. Topics include Queueing Theory, Decision Analysis, Dynamic Programming, Scheduling, and Metaheuristics.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: IME 3110 and STAT 6670. (Recommended)

Credits: 3 hrs.

Notes: Open to Graduate Students Only.

Course Coordinator:

Steven Butt
Western Michigan University
E-227 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5336
Phone: 276-3356


Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Western Michigan University
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