OPERATIONS RESEARCH

OPERATIONS RESEARCH

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Code
63742
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
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
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Operations Research is a discipline included in the class of decision science and management science; therefore, in addition to the basic notions of this subject, the course provides professional skills related to Problem Solving and Decision Making in the area of  transport of goods and people.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

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 • Inventory management and supply chain

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
  • Discrete optimization


 

 

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: Wednesday, 10-11

Exam Board

ANNA FRANCA SCIOMACHEN (President)

CARMINE CERRONE

LESSONS

Teaching methods

 Traditional lectures using the PC in the classroom.

LESSONS START

Sem: I

 

ORARI

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OPERATIONS RESEARCH

EXAMS

Exam description

Written exam consisting of exercises and questions.

Assessment methods

Written exercises and questions and colloquium

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
07/06/2021 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
23/06/2021 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
07/07/2021 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
02/09/2021 10:30 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance

Suggested but not required