Operations Research (EMIS 3360)

EMIS 3360: Operations Research (UG)

Primarily, designed for the undergraduate students in their sophomore and junior years pursuing a degree in the Management Science. An overview of models and optimization techniques employed in operations research and management science. Topics include linear, integer and dynamic programming with applications in resource allocation, scheduling, transportation, financial portfolio management, production planning, supply chain management etc. An introduction to computational solution approaches will also be presented.

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30 – 10:50 am at Caruth Hall 0379.

Textbook: Fred Hillier and Gerald Lieberman, “Introduction to Operations Research”, 10 edition (McGraw-Hill Education link).

Syllabus: PDF (Spring 2017)