This unit introduces students to the algorithmic theory and applications of discrete optimisation. The main aims of this unit are: Learn how to model various practical problems as abstract optimisation problems; Learn the theory underlying efficient algorithms for solving these problems; Learn how to use these tools in practice. Specific topics include: Linear and integer programming, polyhedral theory, and approximation algorithms.
|Academic unit||Computer Science|
|COMP2123 OR COMP2823 OR COMP2007 OR COMP2907|
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