Annie: Monday 1:15-2:15 and Friday 11-noon in LGRT 1116
Dan: Tuesday 2:30-3:30 in LGRT 1323H
If you can't make it then, email one of us to schedule an appointment.
This course is an introduction to mathematical modeling. The main goal of the class is to learn how to translate real-world problems into quantitative terms for interpretation, suggestions of improvement and future predictions. Since this is too broad of a topic for one semester, this class will focus on linear and integer programming to study real world problems that affect real people. The course will culminate in a final modeling project that will involve optimizing the logistics of the Valley Bikeshare service. For more information, see the course syllabus.
There are no required textbooks. For additional information, I recommend the following textbooks: Introduction to Linear Optimization by Bertsimas and Tsitsiklis as well as Linear Programming by Chvatal.
Homework, worksheets and course notes:
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