18.453 Combinatorial Optimization


Class Info

Thorough treatment of linear programming and combinatorial optimization. Topics include matching theory, network flow, matroid optimization, and how to deal with NP-hard optimization problems. Prior exposure to discrete mathematics (such as 18.200) helpful.

This class has 18.06, 18.700, and 18.701 as prerequisites.

18.453 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by Z. Brady.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 2-131.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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