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Intermediate Level

Approx. 24 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 6-12 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

12 hours to complete

Debugging and Improving Models

12 hours to complete
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

Week 2

10 hours to complete

Predicates

10 hours to complete
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

Week 3

10 hours to complete

Scheduling

10 hours to complete
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

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Packing

1 hour to complete
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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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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The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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