CSE 190  Discrete and Continuous Optimization
Hours
Lecture
8:00  9:20 PM, Tuesdays and Thursdays, CSB 002 (Section ID: 882395)
Discussion
6:30  7:50 PM, Mondays, CSE 2154 (Mankalale)
6:30  7:50 PM, Tuesdays, CSE 2154 (Paturi)
Instructor office
3:00  4:00 PM, Tuesdays, CSE 4246
Teaching Assistant office
Mondays 4:00  5:00 PM, CSE B260A
Wednesdays 4:00  5:00 PM, CSE B260A
Fridays 10:00  11:00 AM, CSE B260A
Review
 Midterm I review session, 6:30  7:50 PM, Tuesday, October 18th, CSE 2154
 Midterm II review session, 6:30  7:50 PM, Tuesday, November 15th, CSE 2154
 Final review session, 6:30  7:50 PM, Thursday, December 1st, CSE 2154
Special schedule for the week of November 7th
 Tuesday (11/8/2016) discussion section will be conducted during the lecture time (89:20 AM).
 There is no lecture on Thursday (11/10/2016).
 Paturi's Tuesday(11/8/2016) 34 PM office hours are cancelled.
 Monday discussion section will be conducted by the teaching assistant at the usual time.
 All TA office hours are as scheduled.
 Schedule for the week of 11/14th is as before.
Special Office Hours During Finals Week
 10:00  11:00 AM, Monday, December 5th, 2016, CSE 4246 (Paturi)
 4:30  5:00 PM, Monday, December 5th, 2016, B260A (TA)
Evaluation
Homework
There will be 57 homework assignments, which together are worth 15% of the grade.
Each student is expected to work by herself/himself to complete homework and exams. However, in the case of homework, students are encouraged to discuss highlevel ideas and strategies among themselves in small groups. This in no way relieves the responsibility on the part of each student to work out all the details and to write the solutions by herself/himself.
For each homework, solve the listed problems. Consult the style guide for writing
solutions.
Each problem is worth 10 points.
Homework should be turned in at the beginning of the class on the date indicated.
 Homework I, due Thursday, September 29th, 8:00 AM, submit via Gradescope. Solutions
 Homework II, due Thursday, October 6th, 8:00 AM, submit via Gradescope.Solutions
 Homework III, due Thursday, October 13th, 8:00 AM, submit via Gradescope.Solutions
 Homework IV, due Thursday, October 25th, 8:00 AM, submit via Gradescope.Solutions
 Homework V, due Thursday, November 3rd, 8:00 AM, submit via Gradescope Solutions
 Homework VI, due Thursday, November 17th, 8:00 AM, submit via Gradescope. Solutions
 Homework VII, due Friday, December 2nd, 8:00 AM, submit via Gradescope.Solutions
Tests
 Midterm I: Tuesday, October 25th during the class, closed book  30%
Material: chapters 1 through 6 and homework assignments I, II, III, and IV
Sample midterm
 Midterm II: Tuesday, November 22nd during the class,closed book  25%
Material: chapters 2, 3, 5.4, 6.1 and 6.2; homework assignments V and VI
Sample midterm
 Takehome final: due Tuesday, December 6th, 2016,11 AM. 30% + 5 bonus points
Material: cumulative, covers chapters 1 through 11 and homework assignments I through VII
submit via Gradescope
For takehome final, you are only allowed to consult the textbooks, class notes, and homework solutions.
