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Fall 2008-2009
* ELE 382  

Distributed Algorithms and Optimization Methods for Engineering Applications

Mung Chiang

Introduces distributed algorithms to optimize networked systems in electronic, mechanical, or biochemical substrates, and other methodologies of optimization, for a variety of engineering applications. Applications will be selectively drawn from the following: Google search, computer networking, Internet protocols, communication systems, signal processing, circuit design, controlled dynamic systems, computational geometry, and financial engineering.

Reading/Writing assignments:
Bi-weekly problem sets

Final Exam - 50%
Take Home Mid term Exam - 25%
Problem set(s) - 25%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Prerequisite: MATH202. NO previous exposure to optimization theory, algorithms, or any specific application areas are required..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20515 L01 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm M W   Friend Center   108   Enrolled:18 Limit:30