Overview per week

This is a planning, things may be changed.

Note that slides and other downloads may be updated before the lectures. Later updates will be announced explicitly.

Date Activity Downloads Reference
Thu, 07-09 Lecture: Introduction and modeling
Mon, 11-09 Lecture: Simulation modeling Law: 1.3, 1.4, 1.5
exercises 1.19, 1.22, 1.23, 1.26,
1.27, 1.28, 1.29, 1.30
Thu, 14-09 Lecture: Modeling and Simulation Study Law: 1.7
exercise 2.26, 2.27, 2.36
Fri, 15-09 Interview Simulation Assignment (10.00-14.30).
David de Wied building room 1.32
Make appointment (5 groups per timeslot) by this form.
Mandatory
Mon, 18-09 Lecture: Input analysis
Basic knowledge of statistics is required
Law: 6.1, 6.2, 6.6
exercise 6.1, 6.5, 6.6
Note: the empirical distribution in 6.2.4
is the one defined in the lecture slides
for continuous stochastic variables.
Thu, 21-09 No lecture
Mon, 25-09 Lecture: Input analysis part 2,
Week 39 Milestone 1 Simulation assignment
make appointment with this form
Mandatory
Thu, 28-09 Lecture: Random number generators, Output analysis Law:
7.1, 7.2, 7.3
9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4.1, 9.5.1, 10.1 (until 558)
Mon, 02-10 Lecture: Output analysis 2
Wrap-up Simulation
Law:
9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4.1, 9.5.1, 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.4 (optional)
Thu, 05-10 Lecture: Integer linear programming
We will do a lot of work on the blackboard
you are strongly advised to take notes.
Lecture notes are in progress.
Mon, 09-10 Lecture: Integer linear programming (2)
Second hour: exercises 1 2 and 3 ILP
Thu, 12-10 Lecture: Integer linear programming (3)
Second hour: exercises ILP
Week 41 Milestone 2 Simulation assignment
make appointment with this form
location TBD
Mandatory
Please make an appointment with the same person as for milestone 1.
Mon, 16-10 Lecture: Complexity 1
Thu, 19-10 Lecture: Complexity 2
second hour exercises
  • Today we did slides 30-45
  • exercises
    Recommended working order: 1, 2, 3a, 5, 6, 3b, 4 solutions
Mon, 23-10 Lecture: Complexity 3
  • Today we did slides 46-86
Tue 24-10 23.59 Deadline: Completion Simulation Assignment
The schedule for the appointments for feedback discussions is here. If you are not in the schedule and you want to make a appointment, please send an e-mail
Thu, 26-10 Exercises Complexity
Mon, 30-10 Lecture: The Algorithms landscape and Travelling Salesman Problem
Mon, 30-10 Final presentations Simulation assignment in parallel sessions
TIME: 15.15-17.00: schedule
Mandatory

The format of the presentation is given in the workplan.
Thu, 02-11 Questions and old exam:
Mon, 06-11-2017 Exam
13.30-16.30
BBG 2.09 and 2.14