Instructor: Leon Vaserstein (Dr.V) , http://www.math.psu.edu/vstein.

Webpage:  http://www.math.psu.edu/vstein/teaching.html

Math 484, Section 1.   Linear Programming
MWF 10:10A - 11:00A 317 BOUCKE

office hours:  MWF  8-9:30 a.m.  6C Thomas.

The outline is in the blue book.  For more datails, see the contents of
the textbook, Chapters 1-8. 

Textbook:     Introduction to Linear Programming,  Prentice Hall, 2003.
title page: ps | pdf ||  copyright page:  ps | pdf ||  contents&preface: ps | pdf ||

We have a quiz and a homework graded every week, about 30 pts a week.
Three midterms in class are given,   50 pts each. Extra pts are given for
work in class. To get A, one has to get at least 90% of the sum of maximal scores.
Here are lower limits for other grades:
A- 86 2/3 %,
B+ 83 1/3 %,
B 80 %,
B-  76 2/3 %,
C+ 73 1/3 %,
C  70%,
D 60%.
No make-ups are given for missing tests in class unless e-mail sent to
vstein@math.psu.edu before the class.
Partial credit for late homework is given.
Computers, books, notes are allowed during tests, but no joint work.
No points are given after the last class. 
No cheating  is tolerated.
 

Office hours: MWF  8-9:30 a.m.  6C Thomas.