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Unit name Operations Research 2
Unit code KMA255
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
Discipline Mathematics
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Learning Outcomes

1

Explain and apply fundamentals of probability and graph theory relevant to operations research.

2

Analyse short- and long- term behaviour of discrete time Markov chains.

3

Solve problems in linear programming using appropriate techniques.

4

Select and apply standard heuristic methods to computationally intractable problems in operations research.

5

Interpret and clearly communicate mathematical arguments as they relate to problems in operations research.

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Requisites

Prerequisites

  • Any Introductory unit in Mathematics

Co-requisites

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

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

Assessment

3-hr exam (60%), assignments (40%)

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