Computer Algorithms in Systems Engineering

Diagram of a network with five nodes and ten paths.

Network equilibrium can be applied to transportation. See Lecture 18 for more information. (Figure by MIT OpenCourseWare.)


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Spring 2010



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This course covers concepts of computation used in analysis of engineering systems. It includes the following topics: data structures, relational database representations of engineering data, algorithms for the solution and optimization of engineering system designs (greedy, dynamic programming, branch and bound, graph algorithms, nonlinear optimization), and introduction to complexity analysis. Object-oriented, efficient implementations of algorithms are emphasized.

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George Kocur. 1.204 Computer Algorithms in Systems Engineering, Spring 2010. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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