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  • Bertsekas, Dimitri (2008-12)
    This course covers the basic models and solution techniques for problems of sequential decision making under uncertainty (stochastic control). We will consider optimal control of a dynamical system over both a finite and ...
  • Dahleh, Munther (2003-12)
    6.241 examines linear, discrete- and continuous-time, and multi-input-output systems in control and related areas. Least squares and matrix perturbation problems are considered. Topics covered include: state-space ...
  • Tsitsiklis, John (2002-12)
    This course offers an introduction to optimization problems, algorithms, and their complexity, emphasizing basic methodologies and the underlying mathematical structures. The main topics covered include: Theory and algorithms ...
  • Bertsekas, Dimitri (2004-06)
    6.253 develops the core analytical issues of continuous optimization, duality, and saddle point theory, using a handful of unifying principles that can be easily visualized and readily understood. The mathematical theory ...
  • Bertsekas, Dimitri (2010-06)
    This course will focus on fundamental subjects in (deterministic) optimization, connected through the themes of convexity, geometric multipliers, and duality. The aim is to develop the core analytical and computational ...
  • Roberge, James; Lundberg, Kent (2003-06)
    This course covers analog circuit analysis and design, focusing on the tools and methods necessary for the creative design of useful circuits using active devices. The class stresses insight and intuition, applied to the ...
  • Lundberg, Kent H.; Roberge, Jim; Leeb, Steven B. (2002-12)
    Introduction to design of feedback systems. Properties and advantages of feedback systems. Time-domain and frequency-domain performance measures. Stability and degree of stability. Nyquist criterion. Frequency-domain design. ...
  • Perreault, David John (2003-06)
    The application of electronics to energy conversion and control; phase-controlled rectifier/inverter circuits, dc/dc converters, high-frequency inverters, and motion control systems. Characteristics of power semiconductor ...
  • Tsitsiklis, John (2005-12)
    This is a course on the fundamentals of probability geared towards first or second-year graduate students who are interested in a rigorous development of the subject. The course covers most of the topics in MIT course 6.431 ...
  • Zheng, Lizhong; Médard, Muriel (2003-06)
    6.441 offers an introduction to the quantitative theory of information and its applications to reliable, efficient communication systems. Topics include: mathematical definition and properties of information; source coding ...
  • Gallager, Robert G. (2002-12)
    6.450 was offered in Fall 2002 as a relatively new elective on digital communication. The course serves as an introduction to the theory and practice behind many of today's communications systems. 6.450 forms the first of ...
  • Forney, G. David (2003-06)
    Coding for the AWGN channel; block and convolutional codes; lattice and trellis codes; capacity-approaching codes; equalization of linear Gaussian channels; linear, decision-feedback, and MLSD equalization; precoding; ...
  • Shapiro, Jeffrey H. (Jeffrey Howard) (2004-12)
    This course is offered to graduate students and covers topics in five major areas of quantum optical communication: quantum optics, single-mode and two-mode quantum systems, multi-mode quantum systems, nonlinear optics, ...
  • Stevens, Kenneth N., 1924-; Perkell, Joseph S.; Shattuck, Stefanie Rumrill; Hanson, Helen M.; Slifka, Janet Louise Khoenle, 1964- (2001-12)
    Experimental investigations of speech processes. Topics: measurement of articulatory movements; measurements of pressures and airflows in speech production; computer-aided waveform analysis and spectral analysis of speech; ...
  • Kong, Jin Au, 1942- (2002-12)
    6.630 is an introductory subject on electromagnetics, emphasizing fundamental concepts and applications of Maxwell equations. Topics covered include: polarization, dipole antennas, wireless communications, forces and energy, ...
  • Zahn, Markus, 1946-; Haus, Hermann A.; Melcher, James R. (2003-06)
    Electric and magnetic quasistatic forms of Maxwell's equations applied to dielectric, conduction, and magnetization boundary value problems. Electromagnetic forces, force densities, and stress tensors, including magnetization ...
  • Zahn, Markus, 1946- (2004-12)
    This course focuses on laws, approximations, and relations of continuum mechanics. Topics include mechanical and electromechanical transfer relations, statics and dynamics of electromechanical systems having a static ...
  • Kirtley, James L. (2003-12)
    Treatment of electromechanical transducers, rotating and linear electric machines. Lumped-parameter electromechanics of interaction. Development of device characteristics: energy conversion density, efficiency; and of ...
  • Kirtley Jr., James L. (2005-12)
    6.685 explores concepts in electromechanics, using electric machinery as examples. It teaches an understanding of principles and analysis of electromechanical systems. By the end of the course, students are capable of doing ...
  • Del Alamo, Jesus; Tuller, Harry L. (2002-12)
    The physics of microelectronic semiconductor devices for silicon integrated circuit applications. Topics: semiconductor fundamentals, p-n junction, metal-oxide semiconductor structure, metal-semiconductor junction, MOS ...
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