Fall 2014

RG753 Operation Research 

Announcements:

  1. Please note that lecture on Simplex Method is covered form Winston Book.
  2. Change in Class schedule: New schedule is Wednesdays 5:00P M-8:00 PM
  3. Quiz 2 next week (try to do practice problems, given below, as much as you can before this quiz)
  4. Ist OHT will be on Wednesday, November 5, 2014
  5. Final Exam on January 21, 2015 (2:30 – 5:30 PM) – Good luck all students 🙂

Syllabus

  1. Text Book
  2. Reference Books (Operational Research by Winston)
  3. Revelle Chapter 5 (LPs with Multiple Objectives), Revelle-Chap5-problems
  4. Operation Research: An Introduction by Hamdy A. Taha (for Dynamic Programming)

Selected Lectures

  1. Introduction to Linear Programming
  2. Simplex Method
  3. Sensitivity  Analysis
  4. Integer Programming (IP)
  5. Transportation Problem and Network Analysis
  6. Multi-Objective Optimization
  7. Dynamic Programming
  8. Nonlinear Programming
  9. Decision Tree
  10. AHP (Exercise)

Homework

  1. Homework 4:  Q 20 (Sec 9.2 Winston, pg. 504) Due November 26, 2014
  2. Due 5:00 PM, Friday September 26, 2014 . Solve Problems 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.7 & 3.8 of attached document (Revelle-Chapter3-Exercise-Probs) using Graphical Method
  3. Due 5:00 PM Wednesday December 31, 2014 HW

Practice Problems

  • Following Text Book Questions (most of these questions have answers at the end of the book)
    • 3.1-1(d), 3.1-2, 3.1-3, 3.1-4, 3.1-6 (solve by Lindo), 3.1-7(a), 3.1-8(a), 3.1-11(solve by Lindo), 3.2-3 (b), 3.4-1(a), 3.4-11(b), 4.4-13(c), 3.4-16(b), 3.6-1(c,e), 3.6-4(a), 4.1-1(a), 4.3-4, 4.6-1(a,c), 4.6-4(a,c,e), 4.6-10(a,b,c,d)

Guide to Multimedia Proficiency book

Links to sample documentaries

  1. The Dream Catcher
  2. Awam, Nizam aur Saib (By Students of COMSATS Abbottabad)
  3. Tufts Institute of the Environment Video- Water Systems, Science and Society
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