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SIT399 - Computational Decision Analysis

Unit details

Year2016 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. In SIT399, 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.



Two problem solving tasks (20% each) 40%, examination 60%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve at least 40% of the total marks allocated for the examination.

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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