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Fall 2012-2013
ORF 411   No Audit

Operations and Information Engineering

Warren B. Powell
Hugo Passos Simão

The management of complex systems through the control of physical, financial and informational resources. The course focuses on developing mathematical models for resource allocation, with an emphasis on capturing the role of information in decisions. The course seeks to integrate skills in statistics, stochastics and optimization using applications drawn from problems in dynamic resource management which tests modeling skills and teamwork.


Reading/Writing assignments:
Problem sets and Design Projects

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 30%
Paper in lieu of Final - 25%
Design Project - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
Problem set(s) - 15%

Other Requirements:
Course is required for concentrators
Open to Juniors and Seniors Only.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
ORF 245/ECO 300, ORF 307/MAT 305, ORF 309.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20389 L01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm T Th   Robertson Hall   002   Enrolled:48 Limit:70