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Archis Vijay Ghate
IND E 410
Seattle Campus

Linear and Network Programming

Modeling and optimization of linear network problems. Topics include: optimization of linear systems, mathematical model design, simplex method, primal-dual algorithms, parametric programming, goal programming, network problems and algorithms, and PERT/CPM. Prerequisite: either MATH 136 or MATH 308; CSE 142. Offered: A.

Class description

This is the first introductory class in Operations Research for undergraduate students in Industrial and Systems Engineering. It covers linear programming and network optimization.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Monday Wednesday lectures using powerpoint slides. Friday laboratory/tutorials.

Recommended preparation

linear algebra, calculus, and computer programming

Class assignments and grading

midterm and final exams as well as weekly homework assignments


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Archis Vijay Ghate
Date: 09/28/2009