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Marco Laumanns: Katalogdaten im Herbstsemester 2017

NameHerr PD Dr. Marco Laumanns
LehrgebietOperations Research
Geibelstrasse 14
8037 Zürich
Telefon+41 44 350 07 09
DepartementManagement, Technologie und Ökonomie

363-1004-00LOperations Research3 KP2GM. Laumanns
KurzbeschreibungThis course provides an introduction to operations research methods in the fields of management science and economics. Requisite mathematical concepts are introduced with a practical, problem-solving perspective.
Lernziel- Introduction to building and using quantitative models in a business / industrial environment
- Introduction to basic optimization techniques (Linear Programming and extensions, network flows, integer programming, dynamic and stochastic optimization)
- Understanding the integration of quantitative models into the managerial decision process
InhaltThe following topics are covered: Systems and models, linear models and the importance of linear programming, duality theory and shadow prices, integer programming, optimization under uncertainty and applications in inventory management.
SkriptA printed script will be made available.
LiteraturAny standard textbook in Operations Research is a useful complement to the course.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesUndergraduate calculus, linear algebra, probability and statistics are a prerequisite.