- Code COMP8691
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Computer Science
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Computer Science
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Paul Scott
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
Second Semester 2020
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This course provides foundations and plenty of exercises in practical optimisation problems, while covering all basic elements of optimisation including forms of constraint programming as well as variations on linear programming and convex optimisation.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Be able to apply Linear Programming and Mixed-Integer Programming model to solve real-world problems.
- Be able to recognize and formulate convex optimization problems arising in practice.
- Demonstrate an understanding of theoretical foundations of convex optimization and be able to use it to characterize optimal solutions to general problems.
- Be able to define an appropriate local search neighbourhood for a given problem.
- Be able to use and reflect on a variety of meta-heuristics to escape local minima in a neighbourhood.
- Demonstrate an understanding and reflect on of the propagation of a global constraint in a Constraint programming system.
- Student Seminar (10) [LO null]
- Assignments (40) [LO null]
- Exam (hurdle) (50) [LO null]
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Up to 60 hours of total face-time, which includes interactions with lectures and tutors. Up to 60 hours of total preparation, repeat, assignment and practical exercise time.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9532||27 Jul 2020||03 Aug 2020||31 Aug 2020||30 Oct 2020||In Person||N/A|