BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MANAGEMENT AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
IMMG 22043 
Operations Research II 

Status : Core  Prerequisite :IMMG 12043  Corequisite : None 
 Identify and analyze business problems and formulate decision problems as mathematical programmes
 Apply appropriate probabilistic and other quantitative techniques and methodologies to transform managerial situations including those under uncertainty, into OR models
 Identify and use the right software to solve complicated problems.
Introduction to PERT and CPM, construction of networks, determining the critical path, project scheduling with uncertain activity times, crashing activity times, planning and scheduling, project costs. Decision Theory and Games:
Introduction, structuring the decision situations, decision making under uncertainty, decision tree, utility theory. two person zerosum games with and without saddle points. LP solution of zerosum games. Dynamic Programming:
Introduction to Dynamic Programming under certainty and under uncertainty, Infinite State Dynamic Programming. Waiting Line Theory:
Waiting line situations in practical life, arrival distribution, service distribution, queue discipline. Introduction to stochastic processes, M/m/1, M/M/m systems with finite & infinite population, tandem queues. Introduction to other queuing models and queuing networks.
 Anderson D R, Williams T A and Sweeney S J, “An Introduction to Management Science: Quantitative Approaches to Decision Making”, 11th Edition, South western college Pub.
 Fedrick F. Hiller. “Introduction to operation research”, 8th edition, 2004, McGrawHill Professional.
 Hamady A. Taha, “Operations Research in Introduction”, 6th edition, 1996, Prentice Hall.
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