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Mirza Ibrahimovic

8/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 1 month ago
Mediocre course by MIT standards. Not very polished and came with a fair amount of bugs and errors pointed out in the forums. My biggest complaint is they stated Julia (a programming language) was optional, ... Mediocre course by MIT standards. Not very polished and came with a fair amount of bugs and errors pointed out in the forums. My biggest complaint is they stated Julia (a programming language) was optional, which in practice is a dubious claim if you want to complete all assignments (especially the Sudoku one). On the bright side, I learned a lot about a very interesting subject. The videos and corresponding slides are clear and informative. The problem sets vary in difficulty and educational value, but overall pretty good. Definitely recommend the course and topic, and hope they improve on the feedback for next time.
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10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 1 month ago
Very good course. It is a great introductory course to Linear Programming, focusing on mixed and integer programming, and with final modules on sensitivity reports and non-linear programming. It makes use o... Very good course. It is a great introductory course to Linear Programming, focusing on mixed and integer programming, and with final modules on sensitivity reports and non-linear programming. It makes use of diferent tools, so you have to solve problems graphically (by hand) or with software (open-solver, julia-jump). Professor Orlin gives good and clear explanations with practical examples. The problems and questions are helpful to assimilate the concepts. It´s not an easy course, but anyone with basic algebra background can complete it rewatching some videos, reading carefully the slides, and practising with the non-graded problems. I found it very rewarding. After completing and passing the course I find myself reasonably comfortable to write and solve basic problems in a spreadsheet that I can aply to my job.
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