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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
12 hours to complete

Debugging and Improving Models

22 videos (Total 266 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
22 videos
2.1.1 Model Debugging7m
2.1.2 Tracing Models12m
2.1.3 Relational Semantics11m
2.1.4 Too Many Solutions8m
2.1.5 Missing Solutions17m
2.1.6 Basic Model Improvement19m
2.1.7 Module 1 Summary4m
Workshop 5 Solution23m
Assignment Submission - IDE7m
Assignment Submission - CLI4m
Reference 1: Basic Features13m
Reference 2: Booleans Expressions13m
Reference 3: Sets, Arrays and Comprehensions19m
Reference 4: Enumerated Types7m
Reference 5: Strings and Output8m
Reference 6: Option Types12m
Reference 7: Predicates8m
Reference 8: Flattening29m
Reference 9: Transforming Data15m
Reference 10: User Defined Functions10m
Reference 11: Command Line Interface8m
5 readings
Course Overview10m
Start of Course Survey10m
Getting MiniZinc10m
Workshop 5: Poetry Challenge2h 30m
About the Reference Material2m
Week
2
10 hours to complete

Predicates

6 videos (Total 92 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
2.2.2 The let-in Construct17m
2.2.3 Using Predicates16m
2.2.4 Contexts22m
2.2.5 Module 2 Summary3m
Workshop 6 Solution24m
1 reading
Workshop 6: Weighing an Elephant: Part 13h 15m
Week
3
10 hours to complete

Scheduling

7 videos (Total 70 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
2.3.2 Disjunctive Scheduling10m
2.3.3 Cumulative Scheduling15m
2.3.4 Sequence Dependent Scheduling 112m
2.3.5 Sequence Dependent Scheduling 25m
2.3.6 Module 3 Summary3m
Workshop 7 Solution12m
1 reading
Workshop 7: Visiting Zhuge Liang4h 20m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Packing

3 videos (Total 43 min)
3 videos
2.4.2 Rectilinear Packing without Rotation11m
2.4.3 Rectilinear Packing with Rotation15m
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Top reviews from Advanced Modeling for Discrete Optimization

By BONov 16th 2019

Thank you so much! This course wasn't easy, but the material and assignments are very well thought out. Kept me motivated all the way through.

By YYFeb 21st 2018

Great course! Good presentation and lectures, challenging assignments. Learned a lot

Instructors

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Prof. Jimmy Ho Man Lee

Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
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Prof. Peter James Stuckey

Professor
Computing and Information Systems

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