21-257
Models and Methods for Optimization

Fall or Spring: 9 units

Introduces basic methods of operations research and is intended primarily
for Business Administration majors. Includes a review of linear systems;
linear programming, including the simplex algorithm, duality, and sensitivity analysis;
the transportation problem; the critical path method; the knapsack problem; and
integer programming.

3 hours lecture, 1 hour recitation.

Prerequisite: 21-256 Multivariate Analysis or permission of instructor.

This course is designed for students in Business Administration.