MATH 3610

MATH 3610

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Introduction to the theory and practice of mathematical modeling. This course compares and contrasts different types of mathematical models (discrete vs. continuous, deterministic vs. stochastic), focusing on advantages, disadvantages and limits of applicability for each approach. Case-study format covers a variety of application areas including economics, physics, sociology, traffic engineering, urban planning, robotics, and resource management. Students learn how to implement mathematical models on the computer and how to interpret/describe the results of their computational experiments.

When Offered Fall (offered alternate years).

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: two semesters of calculus or permission of instructor.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16338 MATH 3610   LEC 001