Course syllabus OM - Optimization Methods (FBE - WS 2016/2017)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Optimization Methods
Course title in English: Optimization Methods
WS 2016/2017
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
master continuing
Course type:
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Course supervisor: doc. Ing. Mgr. Jitka Janová, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Faculty of Business and Economics
Teachers: doc. Ing. Mgr. Jitka Janová, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Ing. Jakub Šácha, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Final Bachelor Exam
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Learning to formulate, solve and interpret typical models of decision making problems using the basic methods of operations research.
Course content:
1.Introduction to optimization methods. (allowance 4/4)
a.Basic concepts of operations research.
Classification of optimization methods and their characteristics.

Linear programming. (allowance 10/10)
a.Formulation of the general problem of linear programming and its properties, geometric interpretation and economic solutions.
Simplex method.
The principle of duality.
Transport tasks.
Assignment problem.

Multicriteria decision (allowance 4/4)
Multiple criteria evaluation of alternatives.
Multiobjective programming.

Theory of games (allowance 6/6)
a.Conflicting decision situation.
Matrix games.

Inventory management. (allowance 2/2)
Queuing Models (allowance 2/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
28 h
28 h
preparation for exam
42 h
preparation for regular assessment14 h
preparation for regular testing
14 h
elaboration and execution of projects
14 h
140 h
Assessment methods:
The course is finished by exam, which is carried out in a written form. This written exam consists of four practical tasks and a theoretical question. For processing each task as well as the answer to the theoretical question it may be obtained from 0 to 10 points. To pass the exam, it must be obtained at least 25 points.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
HOLOUBEK, J. Ekonomicko-matematické metody. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2010. 153 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-411-2.
JABLONSKÝ, J. Operační výzkum: kvantitativní modely pro ekonomické rozhodování. 3rd ed. Praha: Professional Publishing, 2007. 323 p. ISBN 978-80-86946-44-3.

TYC, O. Operační výzkum Skripum PEF MZLU, 124 stran, ISBN 80-7157-726-X. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2003. 126 p. 1,2024. ISBN 80-7157-726-X.
STEVENSON, W J. -- OZGUR, C. Introduction to management science with spreadsheets. Boston: McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2007. 812 p. ISBN 978-0-07-299066-9.
STEVENSON, W J. Operations management. 8th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2005. 871 p. The McGraw-Hill/Irwin series operations and decision sciences. ISBN 0-07-111218-9.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-II-CAI Automation Control and Informatics, full-time form, initial period SS 2015/2016
Field of study C-II-CAI Automation Control and Informatics, full-time form, initial period WS 2016/2017
Course listed in previous semesters: WS 2020/2021, WS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, WS 2017/2018, SS 2015/2016, WS 2015/2016 (and older)
Teaching place: Brno

Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 06/26/2016.

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