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040894 KU LP Modeling I (MA) (2018S)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

Summary

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).
Registration information is available for each group.

Groups

Group 1

max. 35 participants
Language: English
LMS: Moodle

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 01.03. 09:45 - 13:00 PC-Seminarraum 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Thursday 08.03. 09:45 - 13:00 PC-Seminarraum 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Thursday 15.03. 09:45 - 13:00 PC-Seminarraum 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Thursday 22.03. 09:45 - 13:00 PC-Seminarraum 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Thursday 22.03. 13:15 - 14:45 PC-Seminarraum 2 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Thursday 22.03. 15:00 - 16:30 PC-Seminarraum 2 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Wednesday 11.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Thursday 12.04. 09:45 - 13:00 PC-Seminarraum 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Thursday 19.04. 09:45 - 13:00 PC-Seminarraum 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Thursday 26.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 11 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 26.04. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß

Group 2

max. 30 participants
Language: English
LMS: Moodle

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 02.03. 09:45 - 12:55 PC-Seminarraum 2 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Friday 09.03. 09:45 - 13:00 PC-Seminarraum 2 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Friday 16.03. 09:45 - 13:00 PC-Seminarraum 2 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Thursday 22.03. 13:15 - 14:45 PC-Seminarraum 2 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Thursday 22.03. 15:00 - 16:30 PC-Seminarraum 2 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Friday 13.04. 09:45 - 13:00 PC-Seminarraum 2 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Friday 20.04. 09:45 - 13:00 PC-Seminarraum 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Thursday 26.04. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course introduces students to modeling techniques in the area of linear programming. To gain a better understanding about the underlying problems and solution techniques the following topics will be discussed:

Linear Programming
Introduction to XPress-MP
Simplex Method (brief repetition)
Sensitivity Analysis & its economic interpretation
Advanced Modeling Techniques

The classes will consist of a lecture part, a discussion of the homework assignments, and programming on the computers in the lab by the students.

Assessment and permitted materials

25 % homework
40 % midterm exam (closed book)
35 % final exam (closed book)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

In order to pass the course (minimum requirement) students have to achieve at least 50% in total.

Examination topics

Students are expected to be able to understand, formulate and solve a variety of LP models and implement them using XpressMP. Slides will be available in Moodle.

Reading list

* Bertsimas, D., & Tsitsiklis, J. N. (1997). Introduction to linear optimization. Athena Scientific.
* Papadimitriou, C. H., & Steiglitz, K. (1998). Combinatorial Optimization: Algorithms and Complexity. Dover Publications.
* Guéret, C., Prins, C., & Sevaux, M. (2002). Applications of optimisation with Xpress-MP. Dash optimization.
* Hillier, F. S., & Lieberman, G. J. Introduction to Operations Research. McGraw-Hill.
* Anderson, D. R., Sweeney, D. J. An introduction to management science: quantitative approaches to decision making. South-Western.

Association in the course directory

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