OPRE 253

Operations Research

Operations research is scientific decision-making, based on the formulation, analysis and optimisation of decision models. Topics will be chosen from: decision making under uncertainty, utility theory, game theory, inventory models, project management, network models, linear, integer, dynamic and stochastic programming and modelling of optimisation problems. A computer package will be used to formulate, solve and interpret simple models. No previous computer programming experience is required.

Taught by the School of Maths Statistics & Operations Research, part of the Faculty of Science

15 points

Prerequisites
One of (MATH 141, 142, 151, 161, 177) or a comparable background in Mathematics;
Corequisites
None
Restrictions
OPRE 251

Tuition fees

Domestic
$674.25
International
$3287.55

Assessment

Course outline for 2014 available week 1 of the trimester.

Course outline 2013  (PDF Icon 94 KB). All PDF documents require Acrobat Reader.
Either internal assessment 40% and final examination 60%, or final examination 100%

CRN 18328

Coordinator: Mark Johnston. Other instructor: Stefanka Chukova.

Trimester 1

Teaching dates 3rd March 2014 - 20th April 2014

  1. Monday
    14:10 - 15:00
    Alan MacDiarmid Building LT105
  2. Friday
    14:10 - 15:00
    Alan MacDiarmid Building LT105
  3. Tuesday
    14:10 - 15:00
    Laby LBLT118
  4. Thursday
    16:10 - 17:00
    Alan MacDiarmid Building LT105

Teaching dates 5th May 2014 - 8th June 2014

  1. Monday
    14:10 - 15:00
    Alan MacDiarmid Building LT105
  2. Friday
    14:10 - 15:00
    Alan MacDiarmid Building LT105
  3. Tuesday
    14:10 - 15:00
    Laby LBLT118
  4. Thursday
    16:10 - 17:00
    Alan MacDiarmid Building LT105