# Master of Science [M.Sc] (Operational Research)

Content Curator

In synchronization of latest trends and demands from the industry, the syllabus of this course is designed and revised accordingly. It aims at boosting the knowledge and polishing the skills of the students that are applicable in operational research.

The course encompasses core courses, electives and practical. The delivery methods for this course involve theoretical classes, lab work, hands-on practical training, workshops etc.

Syllabus for this course may vary with institute to institute but it generally covers the following topics:

Paper

Topic

Objective

PROBABILITY, STATISTICS AND ESTIMATION

Random experiments, Probability spaces, Elementary theorems, Conditional probabilities,

Independent events, Sampling distribution; interval Estimation and Tests of hypotheses.

Focuses on the concepts and principles of the probability, statistics and estimation

DISCRETE MATHEMATICS

Groups, subgroups, normal subgroups, Vector spaces, Basis and Dimension, Linear codes,

Error Correction, generating Matrix, Standard decoding table, perfect and quasi-perfect codes.

This paper aims at the concepts and principles revolving around discrete mathematics.

LINEAR PROGRAMMING AND SIMULATION

Convex sets, Extreme points, Primal and Dual LPP problems, Transportation Problem, Integer programming Problem, Simulation, Variable transformation method, Applications to simple problems in Operations

Research

The focus of this paper is on the concepts that are concerned with linear programming and simulation.

COMPUTER ORGANIZATION AND ARCHITECTURE

Reduced Instruction Set Computers, Super Scalar Processors Multiprocessing vector computation, Parallel Processors, Asynchronous Data Transfer, Addressing modes and formats, Combinational Circuits

The objective of this paper is to equip the students with knowledge about computer organization and architecture.

PROGRAMMING IN C AND C++

Introduction to Computers, Classification and Applications - H/W and S/W components, Programming paradigm- Program Development Cycle, Generation of Languages, C

Programming Language Fundamentals

The aim of this paper is to acquaint the students with the concepts that are concerned with C and C++ programming.

NON LINEAR PROGRAMMING

Unimodal and Convex functions, Hessian Matrix, Positive definite and Negative definite matrices - One dimensional optimization - Newton's Method- Fibonacci Method- Golden

Section Method - Quadratic Interpolation Method

This paper focuses on the non linear programming.