TIM206, Fall 2011, Section 01: Lecture Schedule

Schedule of classes

 

Lecture Schedule

This is the intended outline of classes, and is subject to change.  Note schedule changes in early October and early November.  Exact times and dates of makeup lectures will be confirmed by class consensus.

Lecture

Date

Topic

Reading

Assessment

1

Thu, Sep 22

Introduction and Modeling

Ch 1&2

 

2

Tue, Sep 27

Intro to Linear Programming

Ch 3, 4, 5

 

3

Thu, Sep 29

The simplex method

Ch 6

Homework 1 assigned

4

Tue, Oct 4

Duality and Sensitivity Analysis

Ch 7

 

5

Thu, Oct 6

Other LP Methods.

Transportation, Assignment and Network Optimization Problems

Ch 8 &9

 

POSTPONED

Tue, Oct 11

 

 

 

6

Thu, Oct 13

Unconstrained Nonlinear Optimization  

 Homework 1 due

Homework 2 assigned

7

Tue, Oct 18

Nonlinear Programming

Ch 12

 

 

8

Thu, Oct 20

Nonlinear Programming 2

 

 

9

Tue, Oct 25

*ROOM CHANGE*

ROOM CHANGE - E2 Room 553

Nonlinear Programming 3

   
10

Thu, Oct 27

Dynamic Programming

Ch 10

 

Homework 2 due

Homework 3 assigned

 

 11

Thu, Oct 27 *4pm*

Integer Programming

Ch 11

   

12

Tue, Nov 1

Midterm Exam

Ch 13

Midterm Exam

 

13

Thu, Nov 3

Metaheuristics

Ch 14

 

14

Tue, Nov 8

Game Theory

 

 

15

Thu, Nov 10

Decision Analysis

Ch 15

 

16

Tue, Nov 15

Markov Chains

Ch 16

 Homework 3 due

17

Thu, Nov 17

Queueing Theory

Ch 17

 

18

Tue, Nov 22

Inventory theory

Ch 18

 Homework 4 due

 

Thu, Nov 24

NO CLASS - THANKSGIVING

 

 

19

Tue, Nov 29

Simulation

Ch 20

 

20

Thu, Dec 1

Review

 

Homework 5 due

 

 

 

 

 

FINAL EXAM

Tue, Dec 6,

8am -11am

Final Exam