- 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 Master of Science (Computer Science) Course Master of Data Science Course Ph.D.- Engineering Course Doctor of Philosophy - Engineering Course Master of Philosophy - Engineering Specialisation (formal) Mechatronics Specialisation (formal) Distributed Computing Specialisation (formal) Computing Specialisation (formal) Software Major Computer Science
- 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
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.
Last updated: 6 December 2019