Course code InfT3028

Credit points 2

Operations Research II

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 lect.

Jeļena Koroļova

Mg. paed.

Prior knowledge

InfT3027, Operations Research I

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 MS Office Excel Decision Tree and Quening models as well as decision making with Analytic Hierarchy Process; define the optimal using of resources in economics.

• Kompetence – knowledge and ability for optimal and environmental safety decision planning and making process in economics with information technologies.

Compulsory reading

1. Moore J.H., Weatherford L.R. Decision modelling with Microsoft Excel. Upper Saddle River, N. J.: Prentice Hall, 2001. 1020 p.
2. Jensen F.V.Bayesian Networks and Decision Graphs. Springer, N.J.: Springer, 2002. 268 p. ISBN 0-387-95259-4
3. Saaty T. The Analytic Hierarchy Process. New York ;London : McGraw-Hill International Book Co., 1980. 286 p.
4. Operations research : an introduction. Hamdy A. Taha. 9th ed. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Education/Prentice Hall, 2011. 824 p.

Further reading

1. Мур Дж., Уэдерфорд Л. Экономическое моделирование в MS Excel. Москва: Prentice Hall, 2004. 1024 с
2. Вентцель Е.С. Исследование операций: задачи, принципы, методология. Москва: Дрофа, 2004. 207с.
3. Vulfs Ģ. Masu apkalpošanas sistēmas : lekcijas operāciju pētīšanā. Rīga: RTU, 1999. 1 CD.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Operation Research. Pieejams: [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 (