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MATH0315

Mathematical Models

Mathematical Models in the Social and Life Sciences
An introduction to the role of mathematics as a modeling tool and an examination of some mathematical models of proven usefulness in problems arising in the social and life sciences. Topics will be selected from the following: axiom systems as used in model building, optimization techniques, linear and integer programming, theory of games, systems of differential equations, computer simulation, stochastic process. Specific models in political science, ecology, sociology, anthropology, psychology, and economics will be explored. (MATH 0200 or waiver) 3 hrs. lect./disc.
Subject:
Mathematics
Department:
Mathematics
Division:
Natural Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
DED
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Spring 2013

MATH0315A-S13 Lecture (Olinick)

Spring 2011

MATH0315A-S11 Lecture (Olinick)

Spring 2009

MATH0315A-S09 Lecture (Dorman)

Spring 2007

MATH0315A-S07 Lecture (Olinick)

Spring 2005

MATH0315A-S05 Lecture (Olinick)
MATH0315Y-S05 Lab (Olinick)
MATH0315Z-S05 Lab (Olinick)