Practice Final AEM 412
You should be able to finish your test in 2:30 minutes comfortably. Read the questions carefully. For each question read all its subquestions before starting answering it. I also suggest that you read all the questions before start
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1 
2 
3 
and y1 + y2 + y3 + y4 + y5 + y6 = 1
[TAs do not give the solution to the students directly just tell them to use
auxiliary binary variables].
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Homework Assignment 5
Due date: Thursday, November 6 (via blackboard)
1.
Use the branch and bound algorithm presented in class to solve the
following problem:
2.
The Research and Dev
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AEM 4120
Homework Assignment #4
Due date: Thursday, October 23rd (submit it via Blackboard)
Use Excel or any LP package (e.g., MPL, AMPL, or Lindo) for the problems that require
solving the LP. The solution should include the values for the decision varia
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Homework Assignment 2
Due date: Thursday, September 11th, 1 PM
(Submit it via blackboard)
Directions: This homework consists of answering questions about linear programming
problems. Make sure that your work is original and completed individually
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Homework Assignment 1
Due date: Thursday, September 4th (at the beginning of class)
United Airlines Station Manpower Planning System Summary: Key Points
Background:

highly competitive industry: minimizing costs is essential to firms survival
ex
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AEM 4120
Homework Assignment 7
Due date: Thursday December 4th (1 pm, via blackboard)
1  The sales manager for a publisher of college textbooks has six traveling
salespeople to assign to three different regi
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Practice Final AEM 412
You should be able to finish your test in 2:30 minutes comfortably.
Read the questions carefully. For each question read all its subquestions
before starting answering it. I also suggest that you read all the questions
before start
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Midterm AEM 412
Duration: 1:15 minutes
Solution
Your Name:
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Your Email Address:
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You should be able to finish your test in 1:15 minutes comfortably.
Read the questions carefully. For each question read all its subquestions
before starting answering it.
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Practice Midterm AEM 4120
Duration: 1:15 minutes
Your Name:
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Your Email Address:
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You should be able to finish your test in 1:15 minutes comfortably.
Read the questions carefully. For each question read all its subquestions
before starting answering it
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AEM 4120 Blog Post
1. Link: http:/www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1072751505000037
2. Commentary
This article is a direct application of applying linear programming and
optimization to a real department of surgery and shows directly how the con
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AEM 4120
Homework Assignment #4
Due date: Thursday, October 23rd (submit it via Blackboard)
Use Excel or any LP package (e.g., MPL, AMPL, or Lindo) for the problems that require
solving the LP. The solution should include the values for the decision varia
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Solving LP Algebraically:
Simplex
Simplex as an algebraic procedure:
augmented standard form with slack variables
System of m (3) functional constraints and n (5) variables (original +
slack
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Homework 3
Due: Thursday, Sep 27th, 1:25 PM
Submit via Blackboard
Directions: This homework consists of answering questions about Simplex
Method. Make sure that your work is original and completed individually.
1
Problem 1: Simplex Method (
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Module 1
Introduction
Overview of this Lecture
Course Administration
Course Themes, Goals, and Syllabus
Computational modeling and solution
approaches
Mathematical Programs
Int
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Duality
Duality: Guessing upper bounds on
the value of the objective function
Let x1 = the number of doors to produce
x2= the number of windows to produce
Maximize Z= 3 x1 + 5 x2
subject to
x1
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An Example of Simplex Method
Solve the following problem using Simplex Method:
maximize
Z = x1 + 2x2
subject to: x1 + 3x2 8
x1 + x2 4
x1 0, x2 0.
(a) Use graphical analysis to identify all the cornerpoint feasible (CPF) solutions for this model.
Answer.
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LP Complexity
Different LP solvers
Revisiting the LP assumptions
LP Complexity
Complexity of Simplex Method
Complexity of simplex we can measure it in terms of
its runtime or e.g., number
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Lecture 3
Outline
Recap of LP Graphical Solution and Special
Cases
LP Terminology
Sensitivity Analysis
Finding the Optimal Solution
Production rate
W
for windows
Our objective function is:
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Lecture 4
Outline
Sensitivity Analysis additional comments
Additional LP example
Main LP Categories (intro)
Sensitivity Analysis
How does the optimal solution change
when we change the par
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This article was downloaded by: [128.84.124.29] On: 25 August 2016, At: 10:18
Publisher: Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
INFORMS is located in Maryland, USA
Interfaces
Publication details, including instructions for
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Lecture 10
Duality and Sensitivity Analysis
Economic Interpretation of Duality
Sensitivity Analysis
How would changes in the problems objective function
coefficients or righthand side value
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Homework 2
Due: Thursday, Sep 15th, 1:25 PM
Submit via Blackboard
Directions: This homework consists of answering questions about linear
programming problems. Make sure that your work is original and completed
individually.
1
Web Mercantile
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Lecture 5
Main Categories of LP problems:
ResourceAllocation Problems
Costbenefittradeoff problems
DistributionNetwork Problems
Mixed Problems
Distribution Network Problems
The Big M Dist
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Lecture 2
Reading: Chapter 2, and 3.1 of textbook
Outline of Lecture
Mathematical Programs
Intro Linear Programming:
Example Wyndor Problem
Graphical Solution
Sensitivity Analysis
Specia
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(slides adapted from: M. Hilliers, J. Orlins, and H. Sarpers)
Example of Sensitivity Analysis and
Economic Interpretation of Duality
Sensitivity Analysis: Computer Analysis
Glass Example
x1