MMAT5230 - Mathematics for Logistics - 2020/21

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General Information


  • Dr. PAN Lily
    • Office: LSB 233
    • Tel: 3943 7956
    • Email:
    • Office Hours: Mon 16:00 - 18:00

Teaching Assistant

  • Mr. HAN Fuqun
    • Office: LSB 222C
    • Tel: 3943 8570
    • Email:

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Fri 18:30 - 21:15

Course Description

This course is designed for the M.Sc. Degree Programme in Mathematics. The course provides the basic mathematical tools for logistics. Topics will include: Linear programming, large scale optimization, network optimization, integer programming (optional), and some optimization problems in logistics.


  • Operations Research: An Introduction by H.F. Taha
  • Introduction to Operations Research by F.S. Hillier and G.J. Lieberman
  • Linear and Nonlinear Programming by D.G. Luenberger and Y.Y. Ye
  • Introduction to Linear Optimization by D. Bertsimas and J.N. Tsitsiklis

Lecture Notes

Class Notes


Assessment Scheme

Assignment  20%
Midterm Exam  35%
Final Exam  45%

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