SemesterSpring Semester, 2020
DepartmentSophomore Class A, Department of Management Information Systems Sophomore Class B, Department of Management Information Systems
Course NameManagement Science
InstructorCHEN CHUEN-LUNG
Credit3.0
Course TypeRequired
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

Week Chapter Subjects and Assignments 



1 Ch1 (2) Introduction to Management Science 

2 Ch4 (3) Formulating Linear Programming Models/3 hours for lecture and 3 hours for homework 

3 Ch4 (3) Formulating Linear Programming Models/3 hours for lecture and 3 hours for homework 

4 Ch9 (2) Formulating Integer Programming Models/3 hours for lecture and 3 hours for homework 

5 First Exam 

6 Ch4 (2) Solving Linear Programming Problems: the Simplex Method/3 hours for lecture and 2 hours for homework 

7 Ch4 (2,4) The Simplex Method/3 hours for lecture and 3 hours for homework 

8 Ch4 (2,4) The Simplex Method/3 hours for lecture and 3 hours for homework 

9 Ch9 (2) The Branch and Bound Method/3 hours for lecture and 3 hours for homework 

10 Second Exam 

11 Genetic Algorithms/3 hours for lecture 

12 Ch8 (2,4) Transportation, Assignment, and Transshipment Problems/3 hours for lecture and 3 hours for homework 

13 Ch8 (2,4) Transportation, Assignment, and Transshipment Problems/3 hours for lecture and 3 hours for homework 

14 Ch9 (2,4) Network Models/3 hours for lecture and 3 hours for homework 

15 Ch9 (2,4) Network Models/3 hours for lecture and 3 hours for homework 

16 Case Competition 

17 Final Exam 



Note: The notation used under the column of Chapter, a(b): ‘a’ stands for the chapter number and ‘b’ stands for the book number used in Section 'Text Books'.


Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant
Requirement/Grading

1. Homework, Cases and Reports 25% 

2. Three Exams 75%


Textbook & Reference

Text Books 

1. F.S. Hillier M.S. Hillier K. Schmeder and M. Stephens Introduction to Management Science Fourth Edition 

McGraw Hill 2011. 

2. W. L. Winston, Operations Research, Fourth Edition, Brooks/Cole, 2004. 

3. R. L. Rardin, Optimization in Operations Research, Prentice Hall, 1998. 

4. N. Wu and R. Coppins, Linear Programming and Extensions, McGraw Hill, 1981.


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