Credit points: 15
Graph theory is a part of discrete mathematics which deals with the interrelationships between a group of objects - in this context a graph is simply a set of nodes together with lines connecting some of them. In addition to their intrinsic interest, graphs are used to model structures as diverse as molecules, sentences, communications networks, and social networks. We will explore these models as well as the underlying mathematical structures. Algorithms are fundamental to the subject, for example, communications networks rely heavily on algorithms which minimise costs or maximise efficiency. Particular applications will depend on the interests of the class. This subject is especially suitable for computing, mathematics, and engineering students. It is offered at 2nd and 3rd year levels: the 3rd year level is a core subject in the Mathematics and Statistics major in Bendigo.
SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorMichael Payne
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
PrerequisitesMAT1NLA OR MAT1CA OR MAT1CDE
Incompatible subjectsMAT2GT OR MAT3NAG OR MAT2NAG
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Lenard
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|Five problem-based assignments. (700 words equivalent each, 3500 words total) Each is typically completed in 5-8 pages. (Assignment 1-15%, Assignment 2-15%, Assignment 3-15%, Assignment 4-20%, Assignment 5-15%)||N/A||N/A||No||80||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7|
|One essay-based assignment of 500-1000 words.||N/A||N/A||No||20||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7|