Oct 16, 2019  
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ECSE 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: MATP 4700 and ECSE 2500 (or equivalent); ECSE 6830 desirable.

When Offered: Fall term annually.



Cross Listed: Cross listed as ISYE 6840. Students cannot receive credit for both this course and ISYE 6840.

Credit Hours: 3



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