Applied Probability Methods in Engineering
(Outreach Engineering Management)
Course Syllabus – Spring 2008
The power of probability and statistics to model complex business decisions. Includes
decision trees, regression techniques, reliability, statistical quality control, Markov
chains, and queueing theory,.
Coursepack 1 (prework)
Bertsimas and Freund,
Data, Models, and Decisions
, Dynamic Ideas LLC
(2004): Chapters 2-4.
Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists
, Duxbury Press
(2006): Chapters 12, 13, 16, 17, Tables.
Operations Research: Applications and algorithms
(2004): Chapters 13, 17, 20.
Edwin Romeijn, firstname.lastname@example.org
Saed Alizamir, email@example.com
Jon Lowe, firstname.lastname@example.org
The preferred mode of communication between the instructor, teaching assistant, and the
class between class meetings is via e-mail. In addition, there will be 2 on-line office