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Discrete Optimization

Tired of solving Sudokus by hand? This class teaches you how to solve complex search problems with discrete optimization concepts and algorithms, including constraint programming, local search, and mixed-integer programming.

Start Date: Mar 01, 2014


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This introductory graduate course provides a broad overview of discrete optimization by introducing the core principles of constraint programming, local search, and mixed integer programming. Assessments were based on large scale programming assignments.


  • Dates: Mar 01, 2014 to May 01, 2014
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Pascal Van Hentenryck
  • Institution: Coursera

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