CSCI-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 MATH-355. Prerequisites: MATH-112 Calculus II, MATH-201 Linear Algebra,  MATH-221 Discrete Structures, and either MATH-108 Introduction to Statistics or MATH-180 Statistical Methods, or instructor's permission. 4 SH.