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Course syllabus 447M7_4D - Modern Optimitzation Methods (FCFT - 2019/2020 - post-graduate studies)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Course unit code: 447M7_4D
Course unit title: Modern Optimitzation Methods
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 3
Recommended semester/trimester: Chemical Engineering - doctoral (optional), 1. year
Chemical Physics - doctoral (optional), 1. year
Organic Technology and Technology of Fuels - doctoral (optional), 1. year
Physical Chemistry - doctoral (optional), 1. year
Process Control - doctoral (optional), 1. year
Theoretical and Computational Chemistry - doctoral (optional), 1. year
Level of study: 3.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
Students should work out their homework and to obtain the test.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
To familiarize PhD students of chemistry with basic optimization methods (in particular gradient and stochastic methods).
Course contents:
1. Basic definitions and theorems of extremes of functions of 1-variable and n-variable.
2. Optimization methods for 1-variable functions
3. Optimization methods for n-variable functions (gradient method and Newton and Raphson method)
4. Simplex method and its modifications
5. Genetic algorithm.
6. Neural networks
Recommended or required reading:
KVASNIČKA, V. -- POSPÍCHAL, J. -- TIŇO, P. Evolučné algoritmy. Bratislava : STU v Bratislave, 2000. 215 p. ISBN 80-227-1377-5.
CORNE, D. -- DORIGO, M. -- GLOVER, F. New Ideas in Optimization. London : The McGraw-Hill Companies, 1999. 493 p. ISBN 0-07-709506-5.
LUKŠAN, L. Metody s proměnnou metrikou: Nepodmíněná minimalizace. Praha : Academia, 1990. 347 p. ISBN 80-200-0211-1.

Language of instruction: slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 14

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Name of lecturer(s): Mgr. Peter Viceník, PhD. (person responsible for course)
Last modification: 26. 4. 2019
Supervisor: Mgr. Peter Viceník, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 04/26/2019.

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