IEOR 3608 Introduction to mathematical programming

Class: Tuesday & Thursday, 11:40-12:55, 535 Mudd
Office hours: Thursday, 10:30 -11:30, 308 Mudd
Thursday 7-8 pm, 315 Mudd(Aya)
Friday 12-1 pm, 227 Mudd (Peter)

Peter Maceli ,, office hours Fri 11-12, 821 Shapiro
Aya Wallwater,, office hours Mon 2-3, 325 Mudd
Nathan Epstein,
Syed Khurshid,
Course description

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.

Prerequisites: Linear Algebra
Corequisites: Data Structures

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

IEOR Junior Colloquium

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

October 23, 7-9 pm
November 13, 7-9 pm

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