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KATTAS40 Stochastic and Fuzzy Optimization 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
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Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
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Degree Programme in Business Studies
Faculty of Management

General description

- The idea of mathematical programming

- Stochastic programming: general concepts; models with/without risk measures; random objective functions and constraints

- Fuzzy approach: problems with fuzzy sets; uncertainty; optimization models

- Emissions trading and its impact on companies: emissions trading in the EU; real-life observations of trade with emission allowances

Enrolment for University Studies

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Hannu Laurila, Teacher responsible
Frantisek Zaleptal, VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic, Teacher

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10-Apr-2018 – 11-Apr-2018
Lectures 8 hours
Tue 10-Apr-2018 at 8-12, Pinni r. A2088/2089
Wed 11-Apr-2018 at 8-12, Pinni r. A3111


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

The coursework consists of attending the lectures, lecture diary, and home essay. The lecture diary is a brief assessment (about 5 pages) on what you have learned during the lectures. The home essay (min. 5 pages) should show competence/inspiration in applying the lessons from the lectures. The topic with further instructions are given by the lecturer.

The lecture diary and the home essay must be sent to hannu.laurila(at).uta.fi by 27.4. The grades (from 1 to 5) are given after that date.

Study materials

Enrolment key to course Moodle page: Stochastic