Applied Optimization: Formulation and Algorithms for by Ross Baldick

By Ross Baldick

the start line within the formula of any numerical challenge is to take an intuitive proposal in regards to the challenge in query and to translate it into exact mathematical language. This publication offers step by step descriptions of ways to formulate numerical difficulties and develops thoughts for fixing them. a couple of engineering case reviews inspire the advance of effective algorithms that contain, occasionally, transformation of the matter from its preliminary formula right into a extra tractable shape. 5 normal challenge sessions are thought of: linear platforms of equations, non-linear structures of equations, unconstrained optimization, equality-constrained optimization and inequality-constrained optimization. The e-book comprises many labored examples and homework workouts and is appropriate for college students of engineering or operations study taking classes in optimization. Supplementary fabric together with recommendations, lecture slides and appendices can be found on-line at www.cambridge.org/9780521855648.

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