Academic Level:

Undergraduate

Department:

Mathematics

Subject:

Mathematics

Prerequisites:

Corequisites:

None

Credits:

3

An introduction to linear programming techniques that solve real applied problems. The focus is on using linear programming techniques, applications, models, algorithms, and a computer software package to solve optimization, product-mix, transportation, scheduling, assignment, and hiring-firing problems. Methods learned include the revised simplex method, duality, sensitivity analysis, integer programming, and sparse matrix techniques. 3 credits PREREQUISITE: MAT 152 OR MAT 160.