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Operations Research I - STAT279

This unit surveys the field of operations research, which is the practical application of scientific method to the operational, organisational and economic problems of business and industry. An elementary knowledge of algebra is assumed. Students are expected to use Microsoft Excel to find solutions to formulated problems. Topics are model construction; linear programming; transportation and assignment problems; simulation; network analysis (critical path and PERT); inventory analysis; and waiting line models.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S2 Evening - Session 2, North Ryde, Evening

Staff Contact(s): Statistics Staff

STAT150 or STAT170(P) or STAT171 Prerequisite Information


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Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Faculty of Science and Engineering

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