Iterative Methods for Optimization
by C.T. Kelley
Publisher: Society for Industrial Mathematics 1987
Number of pages: 188
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 rather than generality.
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by John Cea - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Contents: Differential Calculus in Normed Linear Spaces; Minimization of Functionals; Minimization Without Constraints; Minimization with Constraints; Duality and Its Applications; Elements of the Theory of Control and Elements of Optimal Design.
by Guido Schaefer - Utrecht University
From the table of contents: Preliminaries (Optimization Problems); Minimum Spanning Trees; Matroids; Shortest Paths; Maximum Flows; Minimum Cost Flows; Matchings; Integrality of Polyhedra; Complexity Theory; Approximation Algorithms.
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 Ian Craw - University of Aberdeen
The book describes the simplex algorithm and shows how it can be used to solve real problems. It shows how previous results in linear algebra give a framework for understanding the simplex algorithm and describes other optimization algorithms.