# CECS Professional Skills Mapping

## COMP4691 — Optimisation

code: COMP4691 Optimisation 6 This course provides foundations and plenty of exercises in practical optimisation problems, while covering all basic elements of optimisation including forms of constraint programming as well as variations on linear programming and convex optimisation. https://programsandcourses.anu.edu.au/course/COMP4691 Be able to apply Linear Programming and Mixed-Integer Programming model to solve real-world problems.Be able to recognize and formulate convex optimization problems arising in practice.Demonstrate an understanding of theoretical foundations of convex optimization and be able to use it to characterize optimal solutions to general problems.Be able to define an appropriate local search neighbourhood for a given problem.Be able to use a variety of meta-heuristics to escape local minima in a neighbourhood.Demonstrate an understanding of the propagation of a global constraint in a Constraint programming system. Assignments (50%)Final Exam (50%)

### Mapped learning outcomes

learning outcome1. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL BASE2. ENGINEERING APPLICATION ABILITY3. PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTESassessment tasks
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1. Be able to apply Linear Programming and Mixed-Integer Programming model to solve real-world problems.
1. Be able to recognize and formulate convex optimization problems arising in practice.
1. Demonstrate an understanding of theoretical foundations of convex optimization and be able to use it to characterize optimal solutions to general problems.
1. Be able to define an appropriate local search neighbourhood for a given problem.
1. Be able to use a variety of meta-heuristics to escape local minima in a neighbourhood.
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the propagation of a global constraint in a Constraint programming system.

### Course contribution towards the Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competency Standard

This table depicts the relative contribution of this course towards the Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competency Standard. Note that this illustration is indicative only, and may not take into account any recent changes to the course. You are advised to review the official course page on P&C for current information..

 1. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL BASE 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 2. ENGINEERING APPLICATION ABILITY 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 3. PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6

### Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competency Standard — summary

1. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL BASE
1.1Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering discipline.
1.2Conceptual understanding of the, mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline.
1.3In depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline.
1.4Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline.
1.5Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline.
1.6Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the engineering discipline.
2. ENGINEERING APPLICATION ABILITY
2.1Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving.
2.2Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources.
2.3Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes.
2.4Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects.
3. PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
3.1Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
3.2Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
3.3Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
3.4Professional use and management of information.
3.5Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.
3.6Effective team membership and team leadership.

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