# Deterministic models in OR

Instructor: Gabor Pataki.
TA: Weibin Mo
Class : Tue, Thu 5.00-6.15 PM, Hanes 130

Office hours :
For Gabor: Wednesday 3.30-5.00 Pm, Hanes 307.
Usually I am also available after class.
For Weibin: Wednesday 2-3:30 pm, Hanes B40

Questions?

Syllabus

Homeworks

Exams

Announcements
• aug 20. Syllabus and homework policies (pdf file)
• aug 20. HW is due BEFORE the beginning of class, or it can be placed in the instructor's mailbox before the beginning of the class. Late hws cannot be accepted.
• aug 20. How to submit homeworks with an AMPL ingredient: you need to
• Submit a handwritten solution explaining the LP model as usual, and in addition
• a printout of your files, and of the run, and
• send an email containing the model and data files to the TA, Weibin Mo
As part of the grading, he will run all of them to check their correctness.
• aug 20. Generalities about AMPL hws:
I usually give the optimal solution value, so you can check your work.
If you get an objective value different from the one given, then it is very likely
that your model is incorrect. The data was usually made up in a way, so that incorrect models
will give a solution value different from the correct model's.
• Pretest results. The pretest The pretest with solutions Q1 and Q2 were worth 2 pts, the rest of the questions 1 pt each.
IF: your grade is 4 or below, probaby you should drop the course, as your preparation does not seem to be sufficient. If you still decide to stay, you will need to spend a lot of time on catching up on proofs and discrete math. IF your grade between 5 and 6, then you will need to spend a lot of time catching up. If your grade is >=7, then you are ready to take the course. It is still a good idea to spend time on proofs and discrete math.
How to catch up: I recommend: 1) Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications, by Rosen (this should be easy) 2) Discrete Mathematics: Elementary and Beyond by Lovasz, Pelikan and Vesztergombi (this should be harder).
• Office hrs durning final for Gabor: Thursday, dec 7, 3-5 PM. Friday dec 8, 3-5 PM; Monday dec 11, 3-5 PM.

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