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    • 1.203J / 6.281J / 13.665J / 15.073J / 16.76J / ESD.216J Logistical and Transportation Planning Methods, Fall 2001 

      Barnett, Arnold; Larson, Richard C., 1943-; Odoni, Amedeo R. (2001-12)
      Quantitative techniques of operations research with emphasis on applications in transportation systems analysis (urban, air, ocean, highway, and pickup and delivery systems) and in the planning and design of logistically ...
    • 1.203J / 6.281J / 15.073J / 16.76J / ESD.216J Logistical and Transportation Planning Methods, Fall 2004 

      Larson, Richard C.; Odoni, Amedeo R.; Barnett, Arnold (2004-12)
      The class will cover quantitative techniques of Operations Research with emphasis on applications in transportation systems analysis (urban, air, ocean, highway, pick-up and delivery systems) and in the planning and design ...
    • 12.620J / 6.946J / 8.351J Classical Mechanics: A Computational Approach, Fall 2002 

      Sussman, Gerald Jay; Wisdom, Jack (2002-12)
      Classical mechanics in a computational framework. Lagrangian formulation. Action, variational principles. Hamilton's principle. Conserved quantities. Hamiltonian formulation. Surfaces of section. Chaos. Liouville's theorem ...
    • 12.811 Tropical Meteorology, Spring 2005 

      Emanuel, Kerry (2005-06)
      This course describes the behavior and dynamics of the tropical troposphere, from the large-scale energy balance down to cumulus convection and tropical cyclones. Topics include: Radiative-convective equilibrium; the Hadley ...
    • 14.15J / 6.207J Networks, Fall 2009 

      Acemoglu, Daron; Ozdaglar, Asu (2009-12)
      Networks are ubiquitous in our modern society. The World Wide Web that links us to and enables information flows with the rest of the world is the most visible example. It is, however, only one of many networks within which ...
    • 14.461 Advanced Macroeconomics I, Fall 2009 

      Lorenzoni, Guido; Guerrieri, Veronica (2009-12)
      This course covers three sets of topics. The first part will cover business cycle models with imperfect information. We will ask questions such as: What shocks drive business cycles? What is the relative role of shocks to ...
    • 15.082J / 6.855J Network Optimization, Spring 2003 

      Orlin, James (2003-06)
      15.082J/6.855J is an H-level graduate subject in the theory and practice of network flows and its extensions. Network flow problems form a subclass of linear programming problems with applications to transportation, ...
    • 15.083J / 6.859 Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization, Fall 2004 

      Bertsimas, Dimitris (2004-12)
      The course is a comprehensive introduction to the theory, algorithms and applications of integer optimization and is organized in four parts: formulations and relaxations, algebra and geometry of integer optimization, ...
    • 15.223 Global Markets, National Policies, and the Competitive Advantages of Firms, Fall 2007 

      Locke, Richard (2007-12)
      The world is changing in two fundamental ways. First, the development of a truly global market in products, services, capital, and even certain types of labor is changing the basic terms of competition for an array of ...
    • 16.412J / 6.834J Cognitive Robotics, Spring 2004 

      Williams, Brian C.; Roy, Nicholas (2004-06)
      Algorithms and paradigms for developing embedded systems that are able to operate autonomously for years at a time within harsh and uncertain environments. Focus on systems that demonstrate high levels of deduction and ...
    • 16.412J / 6.834J Cognitive Robotics, Spring 2005 

      Williams, Brian Charles (2005-06)
      Cognitive robotics addresses the emerging field of autonomous systems possessing artificial reasoning skills. Successfully-applied algorithms and autonomy models form the basis for study, and provide students an opportunity ...
    • 17.418 Field Seminar: International Relations Theory, Spring 2009 

      Fravel, M. Taylor (2009-06)
      This seminar provides an overview of the field of international relations. Each week, a different approach to explaining international relations will be examined. By surveying major concepts and theories in the field, the ...
    • 18.335J / 6.337J Introduction to Numerical Methods, Fall 2006 

      Persson, Per-Olof (2006-12)
      This course offers an advanced introduction to numerical linear algebra. Topics include direct and iterative methods for linear systems, eigenvalue decompositions and QR/SVD factorizations, stability and accuracy of numerical ...
    • 18.335J / 6.337J Introduction to Numerical Methods, Fall 2010 

      Johnson, Steven G. (2010-12)
      This course offers an advanced introduction to numerical linear algebra. Topics include direct and iterative methods for linear systems, eigenvalue decompositions and QR/SVD factorizations, stability and accuracy of numerical ...
    • 18.335J / 6.337J Numerical Methods of Applied Mathematics I, Fall 2001 

      Stefanica-Nica, Dan Octavian (2001-12)
      IEEE-standard, iterative and direct linear system solution methods, eigendecomposition and model-order reduction, fast Fourier transforms, multigrid, wavelets and other multiresolution methods, matrix sparsification. ...
    • 18.337J / 6.338J Applied Parallel Computing (SMA 5505), Spring 2003 

      Edelman, Alan (2003-06)
      Advanced interdisciplinary introduction to modern scientific computing on parallel supercomputers. Numerical topics include dense and sparse linear algebra, N-body problems, and Fourier transforms. Geometrical topics include ...
    • 18.337J / 6.338J Applied Parallel Computing (SMA 5505), Spring 2005 

      Edelman, Alan (2005-06)
      Applied Parallel Computing is an advanced interdisciplinary introduction to applied parallel computing on modern supercomputers.
    • 18.404J / 6.840J Theory of Computation, Fall 2002 

      Sipser, Michael (2002-12)
      A more extensive and theoretical treatment of the material in 6.045J/18.400J, emphasizing computability and computational complexity theory. Regular and context-free languages. Decidable and undecidable problems, reducibility, ...
    • 18.404J / 6.840J Theory of Computation, Fall 2006 

      Sipser, Michael (2006-12)
      This graduate level course is more extensive and theoretical treatment of the material in Computability, and Complexity (6.045J / 18.400J). Topics include Automata and Language Theory, Computability Theory, and Complexity Theory.
    • 18.405J / 6.841J Advanced Complexity Theory, Fall 2001 

      Spielman, Daniel (2001-12)
      The topics for this course cover various aspects of complexity theory, such as  the basic time and space classes, the polynomial-time hierarchy and the randomized classes . This is a pure theory class, so no ...