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Course MAT-51-13-K-7

Multicriteria Optimization (4V+2U, 9.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K Lecture with exercise classes (V/U) 9.0 CP 186 h
4 V Lecture 56 h
2 U Exercise class (in small groups) 28 h
(4V+2U) 9.0 CP 84 h 186 h


CP, Effort 9.0 CP = 270 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. irreg.
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [EN] English
Area of study [MAT-OPT] Optimisation
Additional informations
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


  • Necessity of modelling with more than one objective function,
  • Structures of order and concept of optimality,
  • Characterisation of efficient and non-dominating solutions,
  • Scalarisation methods,
  • Multicriteria linear programmes,
  • Multicriteria combinatorial optimization.

In the lecture and the exercise classes one of the topics listed above or a further research topic may be extensively discussed. Details are to be found in the information system KIS.


  • M. Ehrgott: Multicriteria Optimization.


Further literature will be announced in the lecture; Exercise material is provided.


Registration for the exercise classes via the online administration system URM (

Requirements for attendance (informal)

Depending on the current focus additional knowledge from the course [MAT-50-11-K-4] may be required.


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [MAT-51-13-K-7]

Module Name Context
[MAT-51-13-M-7] Multicriteria Optimization P: Obligatory 4V+2U, 9.0 LP