Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject is not offered in 2015.
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The following subject, or equivalent:
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
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Scheduling is critical to manufacturing, mining, and logistics, and is of increasing importance in healthcare and service industries. Most automated systems, ranging from elevators to industrial robots, embed some kind of scheduling algorithms. Building on the Optimisation background provided in Optimisation for Industry, this subject teaches students how to solve more advanced problems. A particular focus will be scheduling problems, but other more general assignment problems will be discussed.
After completing this subject, students will:
Up to 60 pages of written assignments (60%: two assignments worth 30% each, due mid and late in semester), a 2-hour written examination (40%, in the examination period).
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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In addition to learning specific skills that will assist students in their future careers in science, they will have the opportunity to develop generic skills that will assist them in any future career path. These include:
Master of Operations Research and Management Science |
Master of Philosophy - Engineering
Master of Science (Mathematics and Statistics)
Mathematics and Statistics |
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