ENGM 184: Introduction to Optimization Methods

Offered

13F, 14F: 10A

Prerequisites

None

Instructors

K. Baker

Textbooks

Fall 2013: see list

Course Websites

Fall 2013

Cannot be used to satisfy any A.B. degree requirements

An introduction to various methods of optimization and their use in problem solving. Students will learn to formulate and analyze optimization problems and apply optimization techniques in addition to learning the basic mathematical principles on which these techniques are based. Topic coverage includes linear, nonlinear, and dynamic programming, and combinatorial optimization.