Computational Methods for Operations Research

Course #OA2801

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


An introductory course in computation and procedural programming with an emphasis on the analysis and implementation of algorithms relevant to Operations Research. The course is taught using a general purpose programming language. The laboratory has weekly programming assignments. Prerequisite: None.

Learning Outcomes

·      Improve your ability to "think computationally."

·      Learn how to analyze basic algorithms for correctness and eSiciency, as well as implement them.

·      Understand fundamental tradeoSs in representing and manipulating data on a computer and how these aSect the outcome of any numerical analysis.

·      Be able to create, edit, compile, and run basic computer programs using the Python programming language.

·      Write a program that reads data from an input file, processes it, and write it to an output file.

·      Demonstrate proficiency in the development of basic computer tools for solving practical problems.

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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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