Dec 06, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 471 - Optimization

Unimodal and Multimodal problems; combinatorial optimization problems; deterministic algorithms; Hill climbing algorithm; Tabu Search Algorithm; Evolutionary algorithms; Particle swarm optimization; Differential evolution; Single and Mutli-objective optimization.

Prerequisites: CS 302 and CS 325 and MATH 330 with a grade of C or higher in each course.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of different problem domains.
  • Differentiate different optimization algorithm classification, in terms of deterministic and stochastic algorithms.
  • Formulate deterministic algorithms using given set of rules on a specified problem domain.
  • Formulate stochastic algorithms based on population topology.
  • Assess the performance characteristics of different algorithms through benchmark tests.
  • Evaluate the suitability of different optimization algorithms in given scenarios.

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