Mar 23, 2019  
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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ISYE 6840 - Modeling Large-Scale Systems

Applications of operations research and systems analysis techniques to mathematical modeling of complex systems, especially large-scale public systems. Discussion of model-building approaches, emphasizing the role of creativity, rationality, and mathematics. Introduction of important quantitative techniques (e.g., geometrical probability, optimization theory, and stochastic processes) and their application to modeling emergency service systems, spatial distribution of public service facilities, congestion, land-use patterns, transportation systems, demographics, and energy.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: Introductory course in operations research and ECSE 2500 or equivalent; ECSE 6830 desirable.

When Offered: Fall term even-numbered years.

Cross Listed: Cross listed as ECSE 6840. Students cannot obtain credit for both this course and ECSE 6840.

Credit Hours: 3

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