Notes on Optimization
by Pravin Varaiya
Publisher: Van Nostrand 1972
Number of pages: 140
The author's objective was to present, in a compact and unified manner, the main concepts and techniques of mathematical programming and optimal control to students having diverse technical backgrounds. A reasonable knowledge of advanced calculus, linear algebra, and linear differential equations is sufficient for the reader to follow the Notes.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Thomas S. Ferguson - UCLA
From the table of contents: Stopping Rule Problems; Finite Horizon Problems; The Existence of Optimal Rules; Applications. Markov Models; Monotone Stopping Rule Problems; Maximizing the Rate of Return; Bandit Problems; Solutions to the Exercises.
by Katta G. Murty
This book provides an in-depth and clear treatment of all the important practical, technical, computational, geometric, and mathematical aspects of the Linear Complementarity Problem, Quadratic Programming, and their various applications.
by Bram L. Gorissen, Ihsan Yanıkoğlu, Dick den Hertog - arXiv
The aim of this paper is to help practitioners to understand robust optimization and to successfully apply it in practice. We provide a brief introduction to robust optimization, and also describe important do's and don'ts for using it in practice.
by C.T. Kelley - Society for Industrial Mathematics
This book presents a carefully selected group of methods for unconstrained and bound constrained optimization problems and analyzes them in depth both theoretically and algorithmically. It focuses on clarity in algorithmic description and analysis.