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course home page assignment solutions lecture summaries project/presentation information

Bohdan's office hours are in MC232, Tues 10-11:30

2001.11.16

Presentation schedule is now posted, follow link from course home page.

2001.10.28

The first problem on Assignment 3 does not have a feasible solution. It should be modified

to allow overtime in the fourth month also.

**cplex**

Instructions for cplex can be found here.

**maple**

A maple session that shows how to solve systems of equations is here.

This can be useful to check your arithmetic for Assignment 1

This program can be used to solve linear or integer linear programs, and is available

on lab110-5...lab110-18 in /usr/local/pkgs/lp_solve_3.2

It is also on servers mimi and willy

Usage: lp_solve < input_file

Some examples input and output files are here.

The man page is here.

The full package is available for download at

ftp://ftp.ics.ele.tue.nl/pub/lp_solve/

A nice help page with DOS executable is available at:

http://www.statslab.cam.ac.uk/~rrw1/opt/lp_solve/

How to get a computer account:The prerequisites are

1) Must be taking a CS course

2) Must have paid tuition

From any unix lab workstation (103N, 105N)

1) Log-in username "newuser"
password "newuser"

2) Follow the steps

- An account will
be created.

Alternative is to use any
webbrowser and connect to

"newuser.cs.mcgill.ca"

High performance workstations available for this
course are in MC110, and

have names: lab110-5...lab110-18

The SOCS Inside-Out Website is a dynamic student initiative which aims
to

reduce frustration and raise the level of computing competency at McGill.

It can be found on the web at http://www.cs.mcgill.ca/~guide.

Some pointers for those looking for projects:

The Optimization Technology Center

http://www.ece.nwu.edu/OTC/

Informs Search of Annual Comprehensive Index Bibliographic Database

http://www.worms.ms.unimelb.edu.au/

ORMS today

http://www.lionhrtpub.com/ORMS.shtml

Prof. Goffin's home page

Journals to check:

Mathematical Programming, Operations Research, Networks,

INFORS, Interfaces, Management Science