CS 261: Optimization and Algorithmic Paradigms (Winter 2020)


Instructors: Moses Charikar and Ofir Geri

Location and time: Tuesday and Thursday 10:30am – 11:50am, School of Education 128

Teaching assistants: Weiyun (Anna) Ma and Ofir Geri

Please sign up on Piazza for discussions. We monitor Piazza at least daily.

Contact Information: Please use a private post on Piazza to contact the course staff (all or one of us).

Office Hours:

Requirements: four problem sets (2/3 of the final grade), in-class final exam (1/3 of the final grade)


List of Topics (Tentative)

Up next (Weeks 3 and 4): Linear programming

Resources for each topic will be posted after lecture.