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Syllabus 2018-19 - 11712007 - Advanced operational research (Ampliación de investigación operativa)

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DEGREE: Grado en Estadística y empresa
FACULTY: FACULTY OF LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Advanced operational research
CODE: 11712007 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 2 SEMESTER: SC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: MARTÍNEZ RODRÍGUEZ, ANA MARÍA
DEPARTMENT: U112 - ESTADISTICA E INVESTIGACIÓN OPERATIVA
FIELD OF STUDY: 265 - ESTADÍSTICA E INVESTIGACIÓN OPERATIVA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 045 E-MAIL: ammartin@ujaen.es P: 953212929
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 1
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

Queueing Theory

  • Elements of a Queuing Model
  • Queuing Models Classification. Kendall's Notation
  • Steady-State Measures of Performance
  • M/M/1 and M/M/c Queuing Systems
  • M/M/1/k and M/M/c/k Queuing Systems
  • Other Queuing Models

Graph Theory

  • Definitions
  • Walks and Trails. Trees and Directed Trees
  • The Shortest-Path Problem
  • The Minimum Spanning Tree Problem
  • Eulerian Graphs

Transportation Networks

  • Network Transportation Definition
  • The Transportation Problem. The Transportation Algorithm
  • The Maximum Flow Problem
  • The Minimum Cost Flow Problem
  • The Assignment Model

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Default teaching session language will be Spanish. These sessions are structured in:

  • Theoretical sessions, where the theoretical contents are developed and illustrated by some prctical examples.
  • Practical sessions, where the students have to solve problems and exercises, and they are trained to use some statistical software.

Tutorial support sessions, bibliography, additional materials and exams will be available in English. 

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

The student's final mark is the weighted average of the marks obtained in the following items:

  • A final written exam, where the students must answer some short theoretical questions and solve some exercises (weight: 80%).
  • In-class tests to evaluate the skills obtained by the students in the practical sessions, where they have to solve some proposed exercises by using a statisitcal software (weight: 20%).

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Operations Research: an Introduction. Edition: 10th ed., global ed.. Author: Taha, Hamdy A. Publisher: Harlow: Pearson, 2017  (Library)
  • Operations Research [Recurso electrónico] : A Model-Based Approach. Edition: 2nd ed. 2013. Author: Eiselt, H. A.. Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2012  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • Introducción a la investigación de operaciones. Edition: 9ª ed.. Author: Hillier, Frederick S.. Publisher: México [etc.]: McGraw-Hill, 2010  (Library)
  • Introduction to Graph Theory. Edition: -. Author: Chartrand, Gary. Publisher: Boston [etc.] : McGraw-Hill, cop. 2005  (Library)