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363-1004-00L  Operations Research

SemesterHerbstsemester 2017
DozierendeM. Laumanns
Periodizitätjährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung
LehrspracheEnglisch


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.