Academic Year 2010/11
Spring Semester, PhD Program in Mathematics
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OutlineBasic notions of convex sets and functions. Tangent cone and cone of linearized feasible directions. Constraint qualifications. First-order necessary and sufficient conditions for optimality. Second-order necessary and sufficient conditions for optimality. Basic notions of duality theory. The cases of linear and quadratic programming. Basic notions of multicriteria optimization. Tools and concepts for numerical optimization.
GradingThe final grade is the average of the grades of the two mid-term exams (March 18 and May 27, both at 10am in Room 2.5-DM) and of the four homework assignments, or the grade of the final exam.