This course is an introduction to mathematical programming models and computational techniques. We will cover the following areas: linear programming and the simplex method, dynamic programming, implicit enumeration for integer programs; production planning applications.

The final grade consists of the following components: weekly homework assignments 20%, first midterm 20%, second midterm 20%, final exam 40%. Late HW policy: -10% of the grade for each late day

Wayne Winston, Munirpallam Venkataramanan, Introduction to Mathematical
Programming, 4th edition ** required **

As part of the class, the department will host a special series of mandatory evening programs.

These will be held in Carleton Cafeteria. and Attendance will be taken.