ECE275: Technology Management in Network Industries

Introduces analytical tools (optimization and simulation) for modeling firms' technology choices and market behavior for an industry with a network structure. Examples of industries with a network include electric power, airline, natural gas, water supply systems, and transportation sectors. These models are useful for planning investments in infrastructure, such as network expansion (transmission lines), supply capacity (power plants, storage), and demand-side management, and for analysis of public policies. Students are encouraged to apply those tools to analyze other sectors in a class project. (Formerly Technology and Information Management 275.)

5 Credits


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