Selected topics in operations research 
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Aims 
Presentation of the main results and algorithms concerning transportation problem, network flows, dynamic optimization, vectorial optimization and theory of games. 
Content 
The transportation problem: definition, examples. Alorithms for solving the transportation problem. Convergence of the algorithm. Applications.
Network flows: basic notions of the graph theory. The theorems of Ford, FordFulkerson and Konig. Dimamical optimization: basic concepts; Bellman's algorithm for solving dinamical optimization problems. Game theory: matrix games, John von Neumann's minimax theorem. Methods for solving matrix games. 
References 
1. BACIU A., PASCU A., PUSCAS E.: Aplicatii ale cercetarii operationale. Bucuresti, Editura Militara, 1988.
2. W.W. BRECKNER: Cercetare operationala, Univ. BabesBolyai Cluj Napoca, 1980. 3. GALPERIN G. A.: Nonscalarized Multiobjective Global Optimization. J.O.T.A., 75 (1992), 1, 6985. 
Assessment 
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