Discrete Optimization (MA3502)
|Lecturer:||Prof. Dr. P. Gritzmann|
|Tutorials:||M.Sc. V. Ghiglione|
|Weekly hours:||2+1 hours|
|News||Schedule||Office Hours||Lecture||Exercise Sheets||Exam||Literature|
- 02.03.18: The inspection of the first exam will take place on March 12th at 11am in room 02.06.020.
- 01.02.18: The complete version of the typed lecture notes has been updated.
- 16.01.18: The solution to exercise 5.2(a) has been corrected.
- 30.11.17: The "Dies Academicus" takes place on Thursday Dec. 7th. Therefore, lecture and the tutorial for group 4 are cancelled. Students from group 4 are welcome to join groups 1--3 instead.
- 09.11.17: The lecture on Feb. 8th 2018 has been cancelled. As replacement there will be an additional lecture on Jan. 17th 2018 10:15--11:45 in HS3.
- 19.10.17: The slides on organizational details can be downloaded here.
- 19.10.17: Tutorials for Group 4 have been moved from Wednesday 14:00--16:00 to Thursday 16:00--18:00. The first meeting is on Oct. 26.
- 19.10.17: If you wish to attend a tutorial, registration is mandatory and starts tonight at 18:00. Please register by Monday 23rd October.
- 18.10.17: The exam dates are 23.02.2018 and 26.03.2018. Please see details in TUMonline.
- 05.10.17: The first lecture will take place on Thursday 19th of October from 12:00 to 14:00. The registration for the tutorials will start the same day at 18:00.
|Lecture||Thursday||12:15 - 13:45||MI HS 3||Prof. Dr. P. Gritzmann|| 19.10, 26.10, 02.11, 09.11, 16.11, 23.11, 30.11, 14.12, 21.12, 11.01, 17.01 10:15--11:45, 18.01, 25.01, 01.02,
|Group 01||Tuesday||10:00 - 11:45||MI 02.04.011||V. Ghiglione||24.10, 07.11, 21.11, 05.12, 19.12, 16.01, 30.01|
|Group 02||Wednesday||14:10 - 15:55||MI 02.04.011||V. Ghiglione||25.10, 08.11, 22.11, 06.12, 20.12, 17.01, 31.01|
|Group 03||Wednesday||16:10 - 17:55||MI 02.04.011||V. Ghiglione||25.10, 08.11, 22.11, 06.12, 20.12, 17.01, 31.01|
|Group 04||Thursday||16:00 - 18:00||MI 02.04.011||V. Ghiglione|| 26.10, 09.11, 23.11,
|26.10.2017||Modelling, Linear Diophantine Equations|
|02.11.2017||Systems of linear Diophantine Equations|
|09.11.2017||Unimodularity, Hermite Normal Form|
|16.11.2017||Hermite Normal Form||Schrijver, Theory of Linear and Integer Programming, John Wiley & Sons, 1998|
|23.11.2017||Integer Hulls, Integer Polyhedra|
|14.12.2017||Total Unimodularity and Applications|
|11.01.2018||Branch and Bound, Cutting Plane Methods|
|18.01.2018||Hilbert Bases and Cuts||No slides available|
- There will be an exercise sheet every two weeks, that will be discussed in the tutorials.
- If possible, please print the exercise sheets at home and bring them with you (there will be a few copies in the classes as well).
- In order to make the best of the tutorials' time, have a look at the exercises in advance.
- All sheets will be password protected. The login details will be announced in the lecture.
|Exercise Sheet||Date||Suggested Solution||Remarks|
|Sheet 1||19.10.17||Here you find an extract from Prof. Gritzmann's lecture on the Simplex Tableau (SoSe13)|
|Sheet 2||06.11.17||Corrected version: In the algorithm of ex. 2, the assignment k<--0 should be before the for-loop|
|Sheet 5||17.12.17||Exercise 5.2(b) has been updated (20.12.17), solution to 5.2(a) has been corrected (16.01.18)|
|Sheet 7||25.01.18||Gomory Cut Applet, Manual, Example files: , ,|
|Fr. 23.02.2018||15:30--16:30||MW 2001, Rudolf-Diesel-Hörsaal (5510.02.001)|
|Mo. 26.03.2018||15:30--16:30||102, Interims Hörsaal 2 (5620.01.102)|
- There will be a written exam of 60 minutes.
- All topics covered in the lecture and the exercises are relevant for the exam.
- Registration via TUMonline is mandatory for participation in the exam (registration for the lecture and/or the exercise classes is not sufficient)! Please do not forget to register until the deadline - you will not be allowed to take the exam without prior registration on TUMonline.
- In case you have been granted any special regulations for your examination, please make sure to inform us via mail during the registration period. Failure to notify us by that time means you voluntarily forfeit your right to any special regulations for that exam.
- The exam will be closed book, nothing beyond writing utensils will be allowed for the exam. Please do not use red or green pens nor a pencil.
- Please turn off mobile phones, tablets, notebooks, calculators etc. and store them in your bag. Handling any kind of electronic equipment, whether switched on or not, will be considered an attempt at cheating. Of course, the same goes for lecture notes, books, etc.
- Please make sure to be in the examination room at least 10 minutes prior to the scheduled starting time.
- Bring a photo ID (passport or drivers license) and your student ID. We will check the IDs during the exam.
- On the doors of the examination room a list of names and seat numbers will be posted. Please find your name and locate the correct seat in the examination room. Please keep the empty rows free of luggage and other obstacles.
- The grades will be published in TUMonline only.
- Gritzmann: Grundlagen der Mathematischen Optimierung, Springer, 2013
- Cook, Cunningham, Pulleyblank, Schrijver: Combinatorial Optimization, Wiley, 1998
- Korte, Vygen: Combinatorial Optimization, Springer, 2002
- Papadimitriou, Steiglitz: Combinatorial Optimization, Dover, 1998
- Schrijver, Theory of Linear and Integer Programming, John Wiley & Sons, 1998