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Industrial Engineering (I E)

I E 516 (SC&IS 516) Applied Stochastic Processes (3) Study of stochastic processes and their applications to engineering and supply chain and information systems.

I E (SC&IS) 516 Applied Stochastic Processes (3)

This course covers the mathematical fundamentals and tools for analyzing stochastic systems evolving over time, including concepts and techniques related to Poisson Processes, renewal processes, and discrete and continuous time Markov chains. Students will also learn to build probabilistic intuition and insights when thinking about random processes. Additionally, students will learn to apply the essential techniques of stochastic processes to real world problems in the supply chain and information systems area.

This is a prescribed research foundation course for Ph.D. students in SC&IS. Student evaluations are based on class participation, individual and group assignments, and exams. This course will be offered during Spring semester to approximately 5-10 students.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: I E 322 orSTAT 318

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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