Upcoming Events

Building and Solving Optimization Models with SAS/OR course 18 – 20 June 2018

SAS has scheduled the Building and Solving Optimization Models with SAS/OR course taking place from 18-20 June 2018 (SAS Offices JHB)

This specialized  course does not take place very often, hence the course is 3 days in duration and the standard price is R14,400.

Outline

Introduction to Mathematical Optimization

  • introduction
  • a simple example
  • the OPTMODEL procedure

Linear Programming Problems: Basic Ideas

  • introduction to linear programming
  • formulating and solving linear programming problems using the OPTMODEL procedure
  • reading data from SAS data sets
  • writing output from the OPTMODEL procedure
  • dual values, reduced costs, and pricing in the simplex method

Linear Programming Problems: Additional Topics

  • basic control flow and operators in the OPTMODEL procedure
  • model updates in the OPTMODEL procedure
  • network flow models

Integer and Mixed-Integer Linear Programming Problems

  • introduction to integer and mixed integer linear programming
  • solving integer and mixed integer programming problems using the OPTMODEL procedure
  • modeling using binary variables
  • mixed integer linear programming solver options (self-study)

Nonlinear Programming Problems

  • introduction to nonlinear programming
  • solving nonlinear programming problems using the OPTMODEL procedure
  • nonlinear optimization methods in the OPTMODEL procedure

If you are interested, please contact Adesh Nathalal (email: Adesh.Nathalal@sas.com)

R Software Fundamentals with Applications to Statistical Analyses & Modelling 9 – 13 July 2018

The School of Statistics and Actuarial Science (SSAS) at Wits University, in collaboration with the DST-NRF CoE-MaSS, will be holding a short course to analyse some datasets, primarily from the health sciences, with R as the analysis tool.

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