OPERATIONS RESEARCH

OPERATIONS RESEARCH

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Code
63742
ACADEMIC YEAR
2016/2017
CREDITS
9 credits during the 3nd year of 8698 Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business (L-18) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MAT/09
LANGUAGE
Italiano
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business)
semester
1° Semester
Prerequisites
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Course description

The aim of the course is to give students the basics of operations research, which are most relevant to the strategic and operational planning of enterprises. Particular emphasis will be given to the field of logistics and transport. The course is aimed at developing optimization models for decision making problems.

Main topics:

  • Overview of the operation research modeling approach
  • Linear programming and the Simplex method
  • Duality theory and sensitivity analysis
  • Network optimization models
  • Integer and binary optimization models

Teaching methods

 Traditional lectures using the PC in the classroom

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

"The aim of the course is to give students the basics of operations research, which are most relevant to the strategic and operational planning of enterprises. Particular emphasis will be given to the field of logistics and transport. The course is aimed at developing optimization models for decision making problems.
Main topics:
• Overview of the operation research modeling approach
• Linear programming and the Simplex method
• Duality theory and sensitivity analysis
• Network optimization models

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Hillier & Lieberman “Introduction to Operations Research”, McGRAW-Hill, any edition from 2005
  • Handouts and notes provided by the teacher

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Thursday 12.30-13.30 http://www.economia.unige.it/index.php/il-dipartimento/personale/docenti-ad-economia/168-anna-sciomachen

Exam Board

ANNA FRANCA SCIOMACHEN (President)

DANIELA AMBROSINO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

 Traditional lectures using the PC in the classroom

LESSONS START

Sem: I

19 septembre - 15 decembre 2016 

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

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OPERATIONS RESEARCH

EXAMS

Assessment methods

Written exercises and questions and colloquium

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance

Suggested but not required