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SIT399 - Computational Decision Analysis

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Vicky Mak


One of SIT291, SIT292, SIT281, SIT294



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 3 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour practical per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students will have the opportunity to participate in online consultation sessions.


Students taking this unit will have an opportunity to see how decision-making problems in industry, business, and civic services can be solved using modern mathematical and algorithmic techniques. Students will learn how to make better decisions through mathematical methods in optimization problems such as: production planning, machine scheduling, robotics/vehicle routing, network design, and resource allocation. Techniques covered include linear and integer models as well as game theory models. Four assignments will be offered, out of which students may choose two that suit their own areas 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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