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SIT399 - Advanced Topics in Mathematics

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

V Mak


One of SIT291, SIT292, SIT281, SIT294



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

3 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour practical per week

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


Students taking this unit have an opportunity to see how problems in their area of interest can be solved using modern day mathematical and algorithmic techniques. Optimisation and decision problems considered will include examples from machine scheduling, robotics routing, network design, resource allocation, and information security. Methods covered include linear and integer models, and game theory. Four assignments will be offered and students may choose two of these in their own area of interest.


Examination 60%, 2 x assignments (20% each) 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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