Mathematics Department - Math 354 - Linear Optimization

Math 354 - Linear Optimization

General Information (Catalog listing)

01:640:354 Linear Optimization (3)
Linear programming problems, the simplex method, duality theory, sensitivity analysis, introduction to integer programming, the transportation problem, network flows, and other applications.
Prerequisite: 01:640:250. Credit not given for both this course and 01:640:453 or 01:711:453.


Bernard Kolman and Robert E. Beck, Elementary Linear Pro- gramming with Applications, Second Edition, published by Aca- demic Press, 1995. (ISBN 0-12-417910-X)


Sample Syllabus from Spring 2006

Schedule Archives

Fall 2018 Schedule

Fall 2015 online office hours

The TA's for this course will host online office hours on the website Discourse Technologies at the following times.
  • Monday: 6:40PM–8:00PM (Russell)
  • Tuesday: 3:20PM–4:40PM (Russell)


Previous semesters:

Spring 2010, Section 01
Spring 2010, Section 05
Summer 2009

Sec 01. T. Butler
Sec. 02 S. Bora
Sec. 03 I. Zverovich
Sec. 05 M. Naumova

Sec. 01. M. Subasi
Sec. 03. D. Papp
Sec. 04. Prof. Vogelius
Sec. 05. Prof. Vogelius
Sec. 07. V. Gurvich
Sec. 01: M. Milanic

Sec 03
: M. Kaminski
Sec. 04: Prof. Vogelius
Sec. 07: D. Andrade
Sec. 3 Prof. Vogelius
Sec. 4 Prof. Lyons.
– Prof. Lyons' pages contain useful supplementary notes.

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