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 and nonlinear programming, resource allocation problem, shortest route problem, inventory and production problem, cargo loading problem, equipment replacement problem, reliability problem, max flow problem, decision tree analysis, production theory, maintenance and reliability theory.
This is available at the CUHK library.
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Your final letter-grade will be determined by your point Ranking viz. your final score (out of 100 points). The total score for your course grades is distributed as follows:
There will be four graded homework assignments.
Please note that you MUST do the whole homework entirely by yourself. In case of difficulty, you may consult the instructor and the tutors during their office hours. Any answers that show evidence of having been done with others will receive a score of zero; stronger action may also be taken (visit ). Don’t copy the work of others! Be neat, concise and well-organized.
Late homework answers will NOT be graded, and will receive a score of zero.
Schedules of quizzes, mid-term test and final examination are:
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