Week | Monday | Wednesday | Friday |

1 | 8/19 - Class Introduction; Introduction to Modeling Syllabus | 8/21 - Model Categories; Box Model HW#1 (due 8/28) Chapter 1 version 1.0 | |

2 | 8/24 - Box Model; Discrete Dynamical Systems; US Population US Population Data | 8/26 - DDS: Types & Solutions | 8/28 - Qualitative Behavior Fixed points; Stability; Cob-Webs HW#2 (due 9/4) |

3 | 8/31 - Details for Qualitative Solution; Computation Solution Methods Chapter 2 version 1.0 | 9/2 - Example | 9/4 - Examples (systems, etc.) HW#3 (due 9/11) Solution #1 |

4 | 9/7 - Labor Day Holiday | 9/9 - Last of DDS examples; Group Project begins Group Project #1 Solution #2 | 9/11 - Stochastic Processes; Probability Basics HW#4 (due 9/18) |

5 | 9/14 - Markov Processes and Analysis Solution #3 | 9/16 - Examples of Markov Processes Chapter 3 Notes (incomplete; will update later) | 9/18 - Evaluation of Markov Processes Markov Examples HW#5 (due 9/25) |

6 | 9/21 - Examples of Markov Processes with Absorbing States | 9/23 - Last Examples of Markov Processes | 9/25 - Begin Continuous Deterministic Models; Differential
Equations Resources for Presentations - various resources; I highly recommend the "Tips ..." from ONR. |

7 | 9/28 - Examples & Analysis HW#6 (due 10/5) | 9/30 - Group Project Presentations: 1. Sale, et. al; 2. Vaughan, et. al | 10/2 - Group Project Presentations: 1. Johnson, et. al; 2. Underwood, et. al. Project Report due by 5PM (electronic - pdf) |

8 | 10/5 - Qualitative analysis: fixed points & stability | 10/7 - Unitless Equations Solutions #4 Solutions #5 HW #7 | 10/9 - Perturbation Methods |

9 | 10/12 - Motion Models Project #2 - Group Info | 10/14 - Sample Model | 10/16 - Fall Break |

10 | 10/19 - FDIT HW #8 (due 10/28) FDIT Notes | 10/21 - FDIT application: Traffic Solutions #6 Solutions #7 | 10/23 - FDIT application: air flow/wave equation |

11 | 10/26 - More FDIT apps | 10/28 - Group Project #2 Presentations | 10/30- Presentations continued Project #2 report due by 5PM |

12 | 11/2 - Continuous Stochastics (Single Transition) Final Project Information | 11/4 - Multiple Transitions (waiting in line) | 11/6 - Birth & Death process |

13 | 11/9 - | 11/11 - Last of stochastics | 11/13 - Random topics relevant for your project? HW#9 (due 11/30) Final Project Description Due |

14 | 11/16 - | 11/18 - | 11/20 - |

15 | 11/23 - | 11/25 - | 11/27 - Thanksgiving Holiday |

16 | 11/30 - | 12/9 12:30-2:30 Final Oral Reports (#1) TBA Final Oral Reports (#2) | 12/9 - Final Written Report due by 5PM |

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