20080121_SyllabusAndSchedule

20080121_SyllabusAndSchedule - ORIE 311 Information Systems...

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ORIE 311: Information Systems and Analysis (Spring 2008) Syllabus Course Objectives: In this course, we want to understand the role that information plays in our decision-making and how we can quantify its value. We will study the economics of information and different ways that we can price information goods. The course will also focus on techniques for extracting information from vast amount of data and integrating the information into a model to help organizations make better decisions. Class times and Location: Monday and Wednesday, 8:40am - 9:55am, Phillips 213 (room subject to change) Recitations: Monday 2:30pm - 4:25pm, Bard Hall 140 Instructor: Paat Rusmevichientong, Rhodes 221, [email protected] Teaching Assistant: TBD Tentative Office Hours: Paat: Wednesday 2-5 and by appointment. Office hours are subject to change depending on the students’ requests. Course Website: The course website is located in the Blackboard system (http://blackboard.cornell.edu). The website will contain important information and announcements as well as all of the handouts and homework. Please enroll yourself through the course web site (the course is set for self-enrollment) and please check the course web site frequently! Homework: There will be 6 homeworks and the homework with the lowest score will be dropped. Discussions among students about the homework are strongly encouraged, but you
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