**EMIS 8360: Operations Research Models (G)**

*Primarily, designed for the students pursuing Masters degree program in the Department of Engineering Management, Information, and Systems as the first course in Operations Research. Graduate students with minimal or no exposure to Operations Research/Management Science from other fields of study can also find this course useful. *

The course provides an overview of operations research models and optimization techniques. It will involve an introductory level discussion of linear programming, integer programming, sequential decision problems and decision making under uncertainty. The students will also be exposed to computational solution approaches including MS-Excel solver and AMPL.

**Schedule:** Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30 – 4:50 pm at Caruth Hall 0183.

**Textbook:** Hamdy A. Taha, Operations Research: An Introduction, Pearson, 10th edition, 2017, ISBN-13: 9780134444017 (Athena link).

**Syllabus: ** PDF (Fall 2018)