Course Name: Introduction to Operations Research

Course abstract

Operations Research (OR) is a discipline that helps to make better decisions in complex scenarios by the application of a set of advanced analytical methods. It couples theories, results and theorems of mathematics, statistics and probability with its own theories and algorithms for problem solving. Applications of OR techniques spread over various fields in engineering, management and public systems.

This course introduces the students to the following topics

  • Linear Programming,
  • Transportation problems
  • Assignment problems.
  • Advanced topics on duality.
At the end of this course students will be able to understand, formulate linear programming problems and applications.

Course Instructor

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Prof. G.Srinivasan

Department of Management Studies, IIT Madras
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 Course Duration : Aug-Sep 2018

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 Enrollment : 18-Apr-2018 to 06-Aug-2018