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Fall 2008-2009
* ELE 382   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

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 03:00:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm M W   Friend Center   108   Enrolled:18 Limit:30