Concepts and Algorithms of Optimization (WiSe 2018/2019)


This course is obligatory for the study program Operations Research and Business Analytics. It aims at making the students familiar with the basic modelling concepts, structural results, and algorithmic principles of optimization. The focus will be on discrete, linear, and convex optimization.

Class Hours

Lectures (Dr. Maximilian Merkert); Entry at LSF Tutorials (Julia Lange); Entry at LSF
Post-Exam Review

Students can review their examinations (winter term 2018/19) on April 15th, from 2 to 4 pm in room 02-215.

Exercise Series

In the tutorials, solutions of the tasks given in the exercise series will be presented and discussed. It is highly recommended to prepare for the tutorials and participate actively in the discussions.

The AMPL system

For MacOS, an IDE is not included in the zip package but can be downloaded here

AMPL Models

Here you can find AMPL models that have been discussed in class.