MATH 5801 W - Linear Optimization

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Linear programming problems; simplex method, upper bounded variables, free variables; duality; postoptimality analysis; linear programs having special structures; integer programming problems; unimodularity; knapsack problem.

CRN for section W: 13688

Instructor: Kevin Cheung

Kevin Cheung

About the instructor: Kevin Cheung is an Associate Professor at Carleton University in the School of Mathematics and Statistics.

After completing his Ph.D. at the University of Waterloo in the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization under the supervision of William H. Cunningham in 2003, he spent two years at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow under the mentorship of Michel X. Goemans. In addition to discrete optimization, his current academic interests include designing and developing teaching tools and exploiting technology to help students attain mastery.

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