Universität Wien FIND

050043 VU Continuous Optimization (2011S)

Continuous assessment of course work

Do 16-18 Uhr, Nordbergstraße 15 D103 UZA4


max. 25 participants
Language: Deutsch



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Basic concepts of continuous optimisation, steepest descent, line search algorithms, higher order methods (Newton, Quasi-Newton, Trust Region), constrained optimisation; if enough time is left non-smooth optimisation and interior point methods

Assessment and permitted materials

At the end of the lecture, there will be an oral exam. The final grade is a combination of the result of the exam and the number and quality of the presented exercises.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

This course intends to serve as a first introduction into the methods of discrete optimization.

Examination topics

Most of the course will be held as a typical lecture. In addition, there will be some meetings, where exercises are presented by the students.

Reading list

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Last modified: Fr 31.08.2018 08:48