Contemporary Mathematics
 
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Catalog Description: Modern applications of mathematics including graph theory, optimization, data organization, and social decision models.

We will focus on several different types of real world problems and examine mathematical models, analysis, and algorithms related to these problems.  For example, we will consider routing and scheduling techniques, ways to allocate limited resources, voting methods, and procedures to divide items among groups or individuals.

For information about the reasons most students take this course, see the page on intended audience.