## Syllabus 2018-19 - 11812040 - Operative Research (Investigación operativa)

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• Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
• Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
• Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
FACULTY: FACULTY OF LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
 NAME: Operative Research CODE: 11812040 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19 LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1 ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 5 SEMESTER: SC

2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
 NAME: CABALLERO ÁGUILA, CARMEN RAQUEL DEPARTMENT: U112 - ESTADISTICA E INVESTIGACIÓN OPERATIVA FIELD OF STUDY: 265 - ESTADÍSTICA E INVESTIGACIÓN OPERATIVA OFFICE NO.: B3 - 052 E-MAIL: raguila@ujaen.es P: 953212926 WEBSITE: http://www4.ujaen.es/~raguila/ LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 1 NAME: FRÍAS BUSTAMANTE, MARÍA DEL PILAR DEPARTMENT: U112 - ESTADISTICA E INVESTIGACIÓN OPERATIVA FIELD OF STUDY: 265 - ESTADÍSTICA E INVESTIGACIÓN OPERATIVA OFFICE NO.: B3 - 060 E-MAIL: mpfrias@ujaen.es P: 953212208 WEBSITE: - LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 1
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

Introduction to Operations Research

Linear Programming

• Introduction
• The Linear Programming Model
• Graphical LP Solution
• Convex Regions
• LP Solutions Properties

The Simplex Method

• Introduction
• The Simplex Method
• Artificial Starting Solution

The Dual Problem

• The Dual Problem
• Primal-Dual Relationships
• Economic Interpretation of Duality
• The Dual Simplex Method

Sensitivity Analysis

• Introduction
• Changes Affecting Optimality
• Changes Affecting Feasibility

Multiobjective Programming

• Introduction
• PL Multiobjective Problem
• Goal Programming

Decision Analysis and Games

• Decision Making under Certainty
• Decisin Making under Risk
• Decision under Uncertainty
• Game Theory

Nonlinear Programming

• The Nonlinear Programming Model
• Uncostrained Problems
• Constrained Problems

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

The lessons are given in Spanish and they are divided in:

• Theoretical lessons, where the theoretical contents are developed and illustrated by some practical examples.
• Practical sessions, where the students must solve some 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:

• 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 learnt by the students in the practical sessions, where they must solve some proposed exercises by using a statistical 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)