A survey of models and methods of operations research. Deterministic and stochastic models in a variety of areas will be covered. Credit is not allowed for both EMIS 3360 and EMIS 8360.
To enable the student to (1) identify operations research/management science (OR/MS) problems in industry and government, (2) formulate an appropriate model for their solution, (3) apply a solution methodology, and (4) interpret the results for a manager or engineer in terms of the application involved.
A knowledge of matrices, probability, & statistics