Math 482 Fall 2018
Announcements
 Welcome to Math 482. Please fill out this
entrance survey in the first few days of class.
 Office hours have changed time. Starting 9/18, they will be on Tuesdays 2pm and Wednesdays 1:30pm, in 247 Illini Hall.
 LAST WEEK'S OFFICE HOURS: Tues 24, Wed 1:452:45, Thu 23:30
 Please check your homework, quiz, and exams scores on Moodle.
Textbook and Additional Resources
 The main textbook is Combinatorial Optimization: Algorithms and Complexity by C. Papadimitriou and K. Steiglitz. It's a Dover book, available at local bookstores.
 The following books are freely available online from the University of Illinois library. From off campus, you'll need to log in.
 On reserve in the Engineering Library: Introduction to linear optimization, by
Dimitris Bertsimas, John N. Tsitsiklis. Very readable.
 Jeff Erickson's CS 473 course has useful notes, some of which will be in his upcoming textbook. We'll be using material from the Optimization section, in particular chapters
H,
I,
10,
11, and G.
Administrative Information
Daily class log
Check the daily class log frequently for the list of topics and suggested reading. We expect you to at least skim the suggested reading before class.
Exam schedule
We will have combined evening exams. Conflict exams (if needed) will be very early the following morning.

Exam 1  Wednesday 09/26/2018  78:30pm, 245 Altgeld. Study sheet

Exam 2  Wednesday 10/24/2018  78:30pm, 245 Altgeld. Study sheet

Exam 3  Wednesday 11/28/2018  78:30pm, 245 Altgeld. Study sheet
 Combined Final exam:
Friday Dec 14, 1:304:30pm, 160 English Bld. Study sheet
Quizzes
Quizzes will cover material from the preceding homework.

Quiz 1  Friday 9/7/2018 in class

Quiz 2  Monday 9/17/2018 in class

Quiz 3  Monday 9/24/2018 in class

Quiz 4  Friday 10/12/2018 in class

Quiz 5  Friday 10/19/2018 in class

Quiz 6  Friday 11/09/2018 in class

Quiz 7  Friday 11/16/2018 in class
We will drop one quiz.
Homework
We will drop the lowest two homework problems (8 points).
Handouts from class