Courses & Units

Operations Research 3 KMA355

Hobart

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Introduction

This unit develops skills in the  modelling and optimization of real-life deterministic or probabilistic systems and is particularly useful for students interested in careers in Statistics, Operations Research, Engineering, Management, Finance, Economics and Teaching.Topics from: Dynamic Programming and Probabilistic Operations Research Models, with the focus on developing the ability to solve practical problems using MATLAB and other numerical tools.  Deterministic Dynamic Programming Probability, Probabilistic Dynamic Programming, Markov Chains Theory and Simulation.

Summary

Unit name Operations Research 3
Unit code KMA355
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Physical Sciences
Discipline Mathematics and Physics
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Dr Malgorzata O’Reilly

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2017: $1,131.00 2017: $2,168.00 010101

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

    Any Intermediate unit in Mathematics

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3x1-hr lectures, 1-hr tutorial, 1-hr lab session weekly

Assessment

3-hr exam (70%), assignments (30%)

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Textbooks

Required

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