This course is directed to students with major in computer science and applied mathematics. Introductory topics cover simplex methods (including two-phase, dual simplex, revised simplex, and Karmarkar's projective methods) and problems in network flows (including transportation, assignment, maximal flow, minimal cost problems).
|Prerequisite:||MAT 223H, MAT 240H|
|Main textbook:||Linear Programming and Network Flows by M.S. Bazaraa, J.J. Jarvis, and H.D. Sherali (John Wiley & Sons, 1990)|
Introduction to Mathematical Programming
by R.C. Walker (Prentice Hall, 1999)
Elementary Linear Programming with Applications by B. Kolman and R.E. Beck (Academic Press, 1995)
Final exam (3 hrs) - 50%,
Mid-term test (100 min) - 30%
nine Quizes (15min) - 10%, four assignments - 10%
See Course Program for topics covered by lectures and sections of the main textbook.
Elementary introduction into linear programming is delivered in short summer course APM 235S.
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