# Nonlinear Optimization Math 524, Fall 1995

• Syllabus (PostScript) (DVI)
• Homework Assignments
• Calculus & Linear Algebra Review Problems
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• Chapter 1 -- Unconstrained Optimization via Calculus
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• Chapter 2 -- Convex Sets and Convex Functions
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• Chapter 3 -- Iterative Methods for Unconstrained Optimization
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• Chapter 4 -- Least Squares Optimization
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• Homework Solutions
• Homework Solution, #8ab (p. 81)
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• Homework Solution, #26 (p. 81) -- Geometric Programming
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• Homework Solution, Chapter 3, #1--4 (p. 128) -- Newton's Method
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• Homework Solution, Chapter 3, #8--11 (p. 128) -- Steepest Descent
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• Homework Solution, Chapter 3, #14--15 (p. 128) -- Broyden's Method
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• Homework Solution, Chapter 4, Least Squares Optimization
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• Miscellaneous Maple Worksheets
• Maple Quick Reference (PDF) (PostScript)
• Introduction to Maple
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• Exam 1, Problem 4
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• Geometric Programming, Example 2.5.5b (p. 72-73)
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• Newton's Method
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• Method of Steepest Descent
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• Comparison of Iterative Methods for Minimization
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• Extra Credit Problem -- Constrained Geometric Program
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