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Purdue Doctoral Programs at Krannert
Analytical Insight, Global Leaders

Research Methods Topic: Optimization

Krannert and Rawls

To complete this research-methods topic, a student is required to take at least 3 of the following 4 courses. Note that IE 53500 (Linear Programming) or equivalent is a prerequisite for all of these courses. In addition, IE 53600 (Stochastic Models in Operations Research) or equivalent is a prerequisite for IE 63300 and IE 53700 (Discrete Optimization Models and Applications) or equivalent is a prerequisite for IE 63400.

IE 63300 Dynamic Programming
Theory and applications of finite and infinite stage sequential decision processes.

IE 63400 Integer Programming
An advanced course on theory and algorithms for integer and mixed-integer optimization problems.

IE 63500 Theoretical Foundations of Optimization
An advanced course in theoretical foundations of mathematical programming.

IE 63900 Combinatorial Optimization
An advanced course in combinatorial optimization.