Math 3300: Optimization I

Fall 2002

General Information

Time:       Tues. and Thurs. 10:05-11:25am
Location:       LSC C210 until Sept. 19, Chase 319 thereafter
Instructor:       Clyde Clements
Office:       Chase Building, Room 253 (Floor 2.5)
Office Hours:       Tues. 1:30-3:00pm and Wed. 2:30-4:00pm, or by appointment
Contact:       clyde@mathstat.dal.ca
Textbook:       Operations Research: Applications and Algorithms, 3rd edition, by Wayne Winston
Prerequisites:       Math 2002 and Math 2040

Evaluation

Assignments:       35% (approximately 9, lowest mark will be dropped)
Midterm:       30%
Final:       35%

Notes

  1. The Midterm Test was held in class on Thursday, October 24.
  2. The Final Exam will be a three-hour exam on Monday, December 9 at 7:00pm in Dunn 135.
  3. A nonprogrammable calculator and one sheet of notes may be used during the Midterm Test and Final Exam.
  4. Assignments are due at the start of Thursday classes.
  5. Late assignments will lose 10% of the assignment grade for each day the assignment is late.
  6. Grade conversion: A = [80 - 100], B = [65 - 79], C = [55 - 64], D = [50 - 54], F = [0 - 49]

Course Overview

Assignments

Assignment 1:    PDF version  PS version     Solutions:    PDF version  PS version
Assignment 2:    PDF version  PS version     Solutions:    PDF version  PS version
Assignment 3:    PDF version  PS version     Solutions:    PDF version  PS version
Assignment 4:    PDF version  PS version     Solutions:    PDF version  PS version
Assignment 5:    PDF version  PS version     Solutions:    PDF version  PS version
Assignment 6:    PDF version  PS version     Solutions:    PDF version  PS version
Assignment 7:    PDF version  PS version     Solutions:    PDF version  PS version
Assignment 8:    PDF version  PS version     Solutions:    PDF version  PS version

Handouts

Example Problem 1:     PDF version  PS version
Example Problem 2:     PDF version  PS version
Simplex 1:     PDF version  PS version
Simplex 2:     PDF version  PS version
Sensitivity Analysis:     PDF version  PS version
Finding the Dual:     PDF version  PS version
Optimal Dual Solution:     PDF version  PS version
Revised Simplex Method:    PDF version  PS version

Miscellaneous

Example of KKT Conditions:    PDF version  PS version

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