Linear programming, simplex method, graphs and network theory, dynamic programming, game theory, queues, variational techniques, duality, Markovchains, Monte Carlo simulation, decision theory. Special topics depending on student interest, possibly including language questions, integer programming, nonlinear programming and topics from mathematical biology, econometrics and other applications of mathematics to the sciences and social sciences.
3 credits. Prerequisite: Ma 224
Course Code: Ma 337