COMP 360  Winter 2008        Course Announcements

Please check this page once a week.          New items at the top of the page.

course home page          assignments     lecture summaries

2008.4.7  Graded assignments (1-4) and midterm available for pickup at the end of class April 8,10.
                 Graded material will not be available after that (I will be away)

Where to get help:

For questions about lectures:
Instructor:  David Avis
McConnell 308
Office Hours: M 10:30-11  W 1-1:30 or by appointment.
No office hours April 14-18, however I will be able to answer emails.

For questions about assignments:
Teaching Assistant: Anil Ada          aada at
For  office hours and other information:
In case of a TA strike, Anil's office hours will be cancelled.

2008.4.1    Assignment 5 is due Thurs April 10 in class. No late assignments

2008.3.18         Assignment 4 posted due April 1 in class.

2008.3.5: A useful free program for solving linear programs is:

        path: /usr/bin/lp_solve
This program can be used to solve linear or integer linear programs.

Usage: lp_solve   -S4  <  input_file       (-S4 option gives dual variables)

Some examples input and output files are here.
Reference manual is here. (Follow tag to "lp file format")

The full package is available for download from the lp_solve  home page.

A nice help page with windows executable is available at:
(note the option -p should be replaced by -S4 to get a list of dual variables)

2008.2.14:       Midterm in class.

Tutorial: Monday, February 11, 2:30-3:30pm, McConnell 103
(If you cannot make it, please contact Anil below for an alternate time.)

2008.1.22       Assignment 2 is posted, due Tues Feb 5 in class.

2008.1.10       Assignment 1 is posted, due Tues Jan 22 in class.