- Subject notes
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
The subject comprises a weekly 2 hour lecture followed by a 1 hour laboratory exercise. Weekly readings are assigned from the textbook, and laboratory exercises are assigned. Additionally, a significant amount of project work is assigned.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
At the beginning of the year, the coordinator will propose a textbook on constraint programming and will be made available through University Book Shop and library. The current suggested textbook is
Programming with Constraints: an Introduction. Kim Marriott and Peter J. Stuckey, MIT Press. 1998.
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
The IT industry is a large and steadily growing industry. Increasingly companies are seeking to use optimization technology to provide decision support, assist in strategic and tactical planning, and manage daily operations. Modelling skills and understanding of optimization technology are essential for working in the optimization industry, for example in optimization consulting companies, or within the strategic planning groups within any major company. Most large companies have many problems that require optimization technology to be solved. Modelling and solving skills are also vital for employees whose role is to tackle these problems.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Doctor of Philosophy - Engineering Course Master of Data Science Course Master of Information Technology Course Master of Science (Computer Science) Course Master of Philosophy - Engineering Course Ph.D.- Engineering Course Master of Information Technology Specialisation (formal) Software Informal specialisation Computer Science Major MIT Computing Specialisation Major MIT Distributed Computing Specialisation Informal specialisation Master of Engineering (Mechatronics) Informal specialisation Master of Engineering (Software) Specialisation (formal) Mechatronics Major Computer Science Specialisation (formal) Computing Specialisation (formal) Distributed Computing
- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
Additional information for this subject
Subject coordinator approval required
Last updated: 9 October 2020