15.058 Optimization Methods in Operations Research


Class Info

Introduces students to optimization methods with a focus on modeling, solution techniques, and analysis. Methodologies covered include linear programming, network optimization, integer programming, and decision trees. Applications to logistics, manufacturing, data analysis, transportation, marketing, project management, and finance. Includes a project in which student teams select and solve an optimization problem (possibly a large-scale problem) of practical interest. Meets with 15.053 when offered concurrently.

This class has no prerequisites.

15.058 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by J. Orlin.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Spring 2015 Subject Evaluations, 15.058 was rated 5.5 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the 15.058 Class Site site.

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