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  • Techniques in Operations ResearchMAST30013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces some major techniques and algorithms for solving nonlinear optimisation problems. Unconstrained and constrained systems will be considered, for both convex and non-convex problems. The methods covered include: interval search techniques, Newton and quasi-Newton methods, pe...

  • Accelerated Mathematics 2MAST10009

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject develops fundamental concepts and principles in mathematical analysis. Students should gain skills in the practical techniques of differential calculus, integral calculus and infinite series, and study selected applications of these techniques in mathematical modelling. Topics cover...

  • Fundamentals of MathematicsMAST10017

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Note: students with a score of 25 or above in Units 3/4 VCE Mathematics Methods or equivalent would not normally be permitted to take this subject. Fundamentals of Mathematics is designed for students requiring mathematical knowledge and skills which are applicable to, and provide a foundation fo...

  • Systems Modelling and SimulationMAST90045

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Modern science and business makes extensive use of computers for simulation, because complex real-world systems often cannot be analysed exactly, but can be simulated. Using simulation we can perform virtual experiments with the system, to see how it responds when we change parameters, which thus...

  • Research Project Part 1MAST90116

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    In this subject, students undertake a substantial research program in the area of Mathematics and Statistics. The research will be conducted under the supervision of a member of the School's academic staff. A list of the research interests of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics is outlin...

  • Methods of Mathematical StatisticsMAST90105

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces probability and the theory underlying modern statistical inference. Properties of probability are reviewed, univariate and multivariate random variables are introduced, and their properties are developed. It demonstrates that many commonly used statistical procedures arise...

  • Minor Research Project Part BMAST90074

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject, students undertake a substantial research program in the area of Mathematics and Statistics. The research will be conducted under the supervision of a member of the Department's academic staff. A list of the research interests of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics is ou...

  • Statistical ModellingMAST90084

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Statistical models are central to applications of statistics and their development motivates new statistical theories and methodologies. Commencing with a review of linear and generalized linear models, analysis of variance and experimental design, the theory of linear mixed models is developed a...

  • Data Science Research Project Pt2MAST90109

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject, students undertake a substantial research program in the area of Data Science. The research will be conducted under the supervision of a member of the School of Mathematics and Statistics or the Computing and Information Systems academic staff. The results will be reported in the...

  • Research ProjectMAST90042

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject, students undertake a substantial research program in the area of Mathematics and Statistics. The research will be conducted under the supervision of a member of the Department's academic staff. A list of the research interests of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics is ou...

  • Research Project Part AMAST90075

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject, students undertake a substantial research program in the area of Mathematics and Statistics. The research will be conducted under the supervision of a member of the School's academic staff. A list of the research interests of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics is outlin...

  • Applied Mathematical ModellingMAST30030

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject demonstrates how the mathematical modelling process naturally gives rise to certain classes of ordinary and partial differential equations in many contexts, including the infectious diseases, the flow of traffic and the dynamics of particles and of fluids. It advances the student’s k...

  • Computational Statistics & Data ScienceMAST90083

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Computing techniques and data mining methods are indispensable in modern statistical research and data science applications, where “Big Data” problems are often involved. This subject will introduce a number of recently developed methods and applications in computational statistics and data scien...

  • Advanced Environmental ComputationMAST90128

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Fitting models to data is a fundamental component of computational biology. In this subject we teach statistical and machine learning approaches, including methods specifically developed for handling spatial data. The subject will give you understanding of, and practice in, a range of modern tech...

  • Network OptimisationMAST90013

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Many practical problems in management, operations research, telecommunication and computer networking can be modelled as optimisation problems on networks. Here the underlying structure is a graph. This subject is an introduction to optimisation problems on networks with a focus on theoretical re...

  • Stochastic Calculus with ApplicationsMAST90059

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to stochastic calculus and mathematics of financial derivatives. Stochastic calculus is essentially a theory of integration of a stochastic process with respect to another stochastic process, created for situations where conventional integration will not be p...

  • GeometryMAST30024

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces three areas of geometry that play a key role in many branches of mathematics and physics. In differential geometry, calculus and the concept of curvature will be used to study the shape of curves and surfaces. In topology, geometric properties that are unchanged by continu...

  • Differential EquationsMAST20030

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Differential equations arise as common models in the physical, mathematical, biological and engineering sciences. This subject covers linear differential equations, both ordinary and partial, using concepts from linear algebra to provide the general structure of solutions for ordinary differentia...

  • Stochastic ModellingMAST30001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

      Stochastic processes occur in finance as models for asset prices, in telecommunications as models for data traffic, in computational biology as hidden Markov models for gene structure, in chemistry as models for reactions, in manufacturing as models for assembly and inventory processes, in bio...

  • AlgebraMAST30005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Algebra has a long history of important applications throughout mathematics, science and engineering, and is also studied for its intrinsic beauty. In this subject we study the algebraic laws satisfied by familiar objects such as integers, polynomials and matrices. This abstraction simplifies and...