MATH4230 - Optimization Theory - 2017/18

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Course Year: 
2017/18
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2

General Information

Lecturer

  • Prof. Zeng Tieyong
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Teaching Assistant

  • Wang Chao
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  • Wang Xia
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Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Mon 1:30pm - 2:15pm, LSB LT4 Tue 8:30am - 10:15am, LST LT3
  • Tutorial: Mon 12:30pm - 1:15pm, LSB LT4

Course Description

Unconstrained and equality optimization models, constrained problems, optimality conditions for constrained extrema, convex sets and functions, duality in nonlinear convex programming, descent methods, conjugate direction methods and quasi-Newton methods. Students taking this course are expected to have knowledge in advanced calculus.


Textbooks

  • S. Boyd and L. Vandenberghe, Convex Optimization, Cambridge University Press, 2004.
  • D. Bertsekas, A. Nedic, A. Ozdaglar, Convex Analysis and Optimization, Athena Scientific, 2003.
  • D. Bertsekas, Convex Optimization Theory, Athena Scientific, 2009.

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