MATH:355 Operations Research.

Mathematical models and optimization techniques useful in decision making. Includes linear programming, game theory, integer programming, queuing theory, inventory theory, networks and reliability. Further topics, such as nonlinear programming and Markov chains, as time permits. Same as CSCI:355. Prerequisites: MATH:112 Calculus II, MATH:201 Linear Algebra, MATH:108 Introduction to Statistics and MATH:221 Discrete Structures, or permission of instructor. 4 SH.