M E 366R M E 366R. Stochastic Methods for Operations Research. 3 Hours.
Theory and algorithms for stochastic operations research methods. Algorithms related to stochastic processes: Markov chain analysis; queueing theory; stochastic inventory theory and decision analysis. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For engineering majors, Mechanical Engineering 335 or the equivalent; for non-engineering majors, upper-division standing and written consent of instructor.