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Linear and Discrete Optimization

The course is an introduction to linear and discrete optimization - an important part of computational mathematics with a wide range of applications in many areas of everyday life.

Start Date: Mar 01, 2014 Topics: General Mathematics


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This advanced undergraduate course treats basic principles on linear programming like the simplex algorithm, its complexity, and duality. Furthermore it gives an introduction on discrete optimization via bipartite matchings, shortest paths and the primal/dual method.


  • Dates: Mar 01, 2014 to Apr 01, 2014
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Friedrich Eisenbrand
  • Institution: Coursera
  • Topics: General Mathematics

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