Examples of optimization problems. Quadratic forms, minimum energy and distance. Least squares, generalized inverse. Location and classification of critical points. Variational treatment of eigenvalues. Lagrange multipliers. Linear programming.
This course may not be repeated for credit.
- Mathematics 311 or 313; and one of Mathematics 331 or 353 or 367 or 377 or 381 or Applied Mathematics 309.
This course will be offered next in Winter 2018