Course code InfT3027

Credit points 2

Operations Research I

Total Hours in Course80

Number of hours for lectures8

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes24

Date of course confirmation17.03.2015

Responsible UnitDepartment of Control Systems

Course developer

author Vadības sistēmu katedra

Jeļena Koroļova

Mg. paed.

Course abstract

Students study quantative system modelling and analysis methods of optimal decision making, acquire practical skills in mathematical modelling with Graphic Linear Programming Optimizer (GLP); MS Office Excel optimization tool Solver, Decision Tree and Quening models; project management software MS Office Project and The Analytic Hierarchy Process.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• Knowledge about operation research methods in engineering and economic with computer.
• Skills – build the quantitative model for study the economical systems with GLP, MS Office Excel optimization tool Solver and MS Office Project; define the optimal using of resources in economics.
• Competence – knowledge and ability for optimal and environmental safety decision planning and making process in economics with information technologies.

Compulsory reading

1. Operations research: an introduction. Hamdy A. Taha. 9th ed. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Education/Prentice Hall, 2011. 824 p.
2. Frolova L. Matemātiskā modelēšana ekonomikā un menedžmentā. Rīga: Izglītības soļi, 2005. 438 lpp.
3. Moore J.H., Weatherford L.R. Decision modelling with Microsoft Excel. Upper Saddle River, N. J.: Prentice Hall, 2001. 1020 p.
4. Peļņa M., Gulbe M. Optimizācijas uzdevumi ekonomikā. Rīga: Datorzinību centrs, 2003. 160 lpp.

Further reading

1. Praude V. Loģistika: teorija un prakse. Rīga: Burtene, 2013. 560 lpp.
2. Вентцель Е.С. Исследование операций: задачи, принципы, методология. Москва: Дрофа, 2004. 207 с.
3. Мур Дж., Уэдерфорд Л. Экономическое моделирование в MS Excel, Москва: Prentice Hall, 2004. 1024 с.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Operation Research. Pieejams: http://or.journal.informs.org [skatīts 2015. g. 16. martā] ISSN 0030-364X
2. Business Process Management Journal. Wiley and Sons. . Published by Emerald Group Publishing Limited. ISSN: 1463-7154.
3. Исследование операций, математическое программирование, теория игр, теория принятия решений и оптимальное управление (www.allmath.ru/operation.htm)