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Objectives of the Course:
- to provide a formal quantitative approach to
- to give an intuition for managerial situations where
a quantitative approach is appropriate;
- to introduce some widely used quantitative models;
- to introduce software for solving such models.
To accomplish these objectives we provide:
- background in linear algebra and nonlinear optimization;
- description of the linear programming model, decision theory, etc.;
- explanation of the mathematical ideas behind these
widely used models;
- hands-on experience with software such as SOLVER;
- examples of business applications;
- a case study that shows how models are used in practice.
Gérard Cornuéjols, GSIA 232A, phone 268-2284, fax 268-7357
secretary: Barbara Carlson 268-1342, GSIA 232.
Michael Trick, GSIA 257C, phone 268-3697, fax 268-7057
Required Material for the Course
The course notes are self contained.
The software for this course is installed in
your notebooks. Instruction on using it will be provided in
Michael A. Trick
Mon Aug 24 16:30:59 EDT 1998