Volgenau School of Engineering
George Mason University
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George Mason University

OR 782: Adv Top Combinatorial Optimiz

Course Information from University Catalog

Repeatable within Degree


Studies problems using most recent developments. Topics include cutting plane procedures based on polyhedral combinatorics; column-generation procedures for large, complex problems; heuristic approaches such as genetic algorithms, simulated annealing, and tabu search; study of special structures; reformulation techniques; and bounding approaches. Topics stress most recent developments in field.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

May be repeated for credit when topics are distinctly different.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

OR 641 and 642.