# Calendar | Network Optimization

SES # | TOPICS | KEY DATES |
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1 | Introduction to network models | |

2 | Computational complexity and data structures | |

3 | Graph search algorithms | Problem set 1 due |

4 | Transformations and flow decomposition | |

5 | Shortest paths: label setting algorithms | |

6 | The radix heap algorithm | |

7 | Shortest paths: label correcting algorithms | Problem set 2 due |

8 | Algorithm analysis | |

9 | Basic algorithms for the maximum flow problem | |

10 | Midterm 1 (Ses #1-8) | |

11 | Combinatorial applications of maximum flows | Project team and topic selection due |

12 | Preflow push algorithms | |

13 | More on preflow push algorithms | Problem set 3 due |

14 | Minimum cost flow: basic algorithms | |

15 | Minimum cost flow: polynomial time algorithms | Problem set 4 due |

16 | Applications of network flows; Linear programming review | |

17 | The network simplex algorithm | Project outline due |

18 | NP-completeness | |

19 | Midterm 2 (Ses #9-17) | |

20 | Lagrangian relaxation 1 | |

21 | Lagrangian relaxation 2 | |

22 | Multicommodity flows 1 | Problem set 5 due |

23 | Multicommodity flows 2 | |

24 | Presentations of class projects | Project report due |

25 | Presentations of class projects (cont.) |

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