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Operations Research: Course Outline

Operations Research is a discipline that deals with the application of advanced analytical methods to help make better decisions.

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Course Outline

  • Linear programming.
  • Simplex algorithm.
  • Sensitivity analysis.
  • Duality theory.
  • Network analysis.
  • Shortest route problem.
  • Minimal spanning tree algorithm.
  • Maximal flow model.
  • PERT.
  • Critical path method (CPM).
  • Integer Programming.
  • The branch and bound technique.
  • Functions with N possible values.
  • Non-linear programming techniques.
  • Quadratic programming.
  • Wolfe’s method.
  • Beale’s method. 
  • Separable convex programming.
  • Piece-wise linear programming.
  • Queueing theory.
  • Sequencing.
  • Inventory management.
  • Inventory control and techniques.
  • Some advanced topics in programming.

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