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Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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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 4500 (or equivalent); ECSE 6830 desirable.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

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

Credit Hours: 3

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