15.058 Optimization Methods in Operations Research
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.
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