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Course 2017-2018 a.y.

30449 - MATHEMATICS - MODULE 2 (APPLIED MATHEMATICS)


CLES-BESS
Department of Decision Sciences

Course taught in English


Go to class group/s: 13

CLES-BESS (9 credits - II sem. - OB  |  SECS-S/06)
Course Director:
MARGHERITA CIGOLA

Classes: 13 (II sem.)
Instructors:
Class 13: MARGHERITA CIGOLA


Course Objectives
The course goal is providing the main mathematical and analytical tools which are used in the modelling applied to economics, management and decision theory.

Intended Learning Outcomes
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Course Content Summary
  • Differential calculus for functions of n real variables: partial derivatives, first order and second order differential.
  • Implicit functions.
  • Unconstrained optima. Constrained optima: classical programming and differentiable non linear programming.
  • Dynamical systems: ordinary differential equations, finite difference equations. Solving in the linear autonomous case.
  • Stability: the linear case, the phase portrait, linearization in the non linear case.

Teaching methods
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Assessment methods
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Detailed Description of Assessment Methods
  • Written exam.
  • Two partial midterm may replace the general written exam.
  • Detailed exam rules are notified as soon as possible.

Textbooks
  • E. CASTAGNOLI, M. MARINACCI, E. VIGNA, Principles of Mathematics and Economics, Milano, dispense Egea, 2013, ISBN 978-88-6407-192-3.
  • Teaching notes.
Last change 14/06/2017 15:08