Welcome to the Burrito Optimization Game!

The game was developed as a free educational tool for introducing students to the power of optimization. In order to play the game, you will need to be logged in to your Gurobi account.
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Game Play

The Burrito Optimization Game is a web-based app that is intended to act as an entry point for data scientists and problem solvers who could benefit from optimization; the game teaches players why optimization is valuable and important, why it’s difficult (by showcasing the scaling and added complexity of optimization throughout round play), and why solvers and other optimization algorithms are essential in finding an optimal solution.
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The Game Guide will help you understand the basics of the game, the underlying mathematical models, and how you can improve your performance.

Teaching The Game

The Burrito Optimization Game was developed as an open education tool. This free game is available for educators and team leaders to help introduce optimization and show the impact optimization can have on solving complex problems.
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