• 63 Pages
  • 3.27 MB
  • English

Open University , Milton Keynes
SeriesM373 -- I.4
ContributionsOpen University. Optimization Course Team.
The Physical Object
Pagination63p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18891040M
ISBN 100749234458

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The book approaches optimization from an engineering perspective, where the objective is to design a system that optimizes a set of metrics subject to constraints. The present book has been developed from course notes, continuously updated and used in optimization courses during the past several years at Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg (Gothenburg), Sweden.

A note to the instructor: The book serves to provide lecture and ex-ercise material in a first course on optimization for second to fourth year.

This book is about convex optimization, a special class of mathematical optimiza- tion problems, which includes least-squares and linear programming problems.

It is well known that least-squares and linear programming problems have a fairly complete theory, arise in a variety of applications, and can be solved numerically very efficiently.

A MOOC on convex optimization, CVX, was run from 1/21/14 to 3/14/ If you register for it, you can access all the course materials.

More material can be found at the web sites for EEA (Stanford) or EEB (UCLA), and our own web pages. It really depends on what type of optimization you are interested in.

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A great book, freely available, for convex optimization is the text by Boyd and Vandenberghe. ~boyd/cv If you are interested in understanding optimization software, check out the COIN-OR open source packages from IBM.

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