550.661 Foundations of Optimization (Fall 2009)

Instructor: Shih-Ping Han

Email: sphan@jhu.edu

Office: Whitehead 201A

Phone: 410-516-8515

Office Hour : Friday 11-12

TA: Ming Ye

Email: mye2@jhu.edu

Office: Whitehead 306B

Office Hours: Monday 2:30-3:30, Wednesday 2:30-3:30

Textbooks:

1. Introduction to Linear Optimization, by D. Bertsimas
& J.N. Tsitsiklis

2. Linear Programming with MALAB, by M.C. Ferries, O.L.
Mangasarian & S. J. Wright

First Midterm: Oct. 7, 2009

Second Midterm: Nov. 11, 2009

Note:

Ming is out of town in the week of Oct 12.

The office hours on Monday, Oct 12 and Wednesday, Oct 14 will be cancelled.

Also, the conference section on Tuesday, Oct 13 will be cancelled.

Homework Assignments:

HW1 (Due date: Tuesday, 09/15/2009) HW1 solution

HW2 (Due date: Tuesday, 09/22/2009) HW2 solution

HW3 (Due date: Tuesday, 09/29/2009) HW3 solution

HW4 (Due date: Tuesday, 10/06/2009) HW4 solution

HW5 (Due date: Wednesday, 10/14/2009) HW5 solution

HW6 (Due date: Tuesday, 10/20/2009) HW6 solution

HW7 (Due date: Tuesday, 10/27/2009) HW7 solution

HW8 (Due date: Tuesday, 11/03/2009) HW8 solution

HW9 (Due date: Tuesday, 11/10/2009) HW9 solution

HW10 (Due date: Tuesday, 11/17/2009) HW10 solution

HW11 (Due date: Tuesday, 11/24/2009) HW11 solution

HW12 (Due date: Tuesday, 12/01/2009) HW12 solution

Final Exam (take home, due 10 am - 12 noon , Dec 10, 2009 at Room 201 Whitehead Hall)