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Course syllabus B1-O - Optimization (FCE - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Civil Engineering
Course unit title: Optimization
Course unit code: B1-O
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits: Exam (5 credits)
Name of lecturer: prof. RNDr. Martin Knor, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course, tutor) - slovak, english
Ing. Alexandra Šipošová, PhD. (instructor) - slovak
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student gets acquainted with optimization algorithms to solve problems of linear, integer linear and quadratic programming. Sensitivity analysis of simplex algorithm will be discussed. Also the basic methods for finding the extrema of nonlinear functions under constraints will be tought.
Prerequisites and co-requisites: none
Course contents:
- Extrema of linear functions in more variables subject to linear
constraints - linear programming.
- Simplex algorithm, dual problem, shadow prices and sensitivity analysis.
- Integer linear programming.
- Extrema of nonlinear functions in more variables subject to (nonlinear
- Kuhn-Tucker conditions.
- Quadratic programming.
Recommended or required reading:
WINSTON, W. Operations research, applications and algorithms. Boston: Duxbury Press, 1987. 1000 p.
KNOR, M. Lineárna a nelineárna optimalizácia. Bratislava: STU v Bratislave, 2009. 98 p. ISBN 978-80-227-3102-7.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Type: Lecture, seminar
Scope and method: 2/2 - 52 hours per semester (on-site method)
Assesment methods and criteria: exam
Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Work placement(s): There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.

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