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Operations Research

Exam number: 6711

Semester: from 1st semester

Duration of the module: One semester

Form of the module (i.e. obligatory, elective etc.): Elective

Frequency of module offer: Each winter semester; last time winter semester 2015/2016

Prerequisites: Fundamentals of Mathematics

Applicability of module for other study programmes:
Obligatory or elective in other study programmes. For further information check regulations of the study programme.

Person responsible for module: Prof. Dr. Irena Okhrin

Name of the professor: Prof. Dr. Irena Okhrin

Language of teaching: English

ECTS-Credits (based on the workload): 6

Workload and its composition (self-study, contact time):
Contact time (Lecture, tutorial etc.) 45 h; self-study: 135 h

Contact hours (per week in semester): 3

Methods and duration of examination:
Written exam (120 min.)

Emphasis of the grade for the final grade: Please check regulations of the study programme

Aim of the module (expected learning outcomes and competencies to be acquired):
The goal of the course is to study algorithms and methods that solves different problems that concern how to conduct and coordinate the operations (i.e., the activities) within an organization.

Contents of the module:
Linear Programming
Duality Theory
Transportation and Assignment Problems
Network Optimization Models
Dynamic Programming
Integer Programming
Methaheuristics
Decision Analysis

Teaching and learning methods:
Lecture with tutorials, self-studies

Literature (compulsory reading, recommended literature):
Hillier/Lieberman, Introduction to Operations Research, McGraw-Hill

Further information:
Registration in Moodle Viadrina required.