Convexity, linear programming, the simplex method, optimality conditions for nonlinear programming with and without constraints, basics of duality theory.
Zhou, Yishao, together with Berggren, Tomas
Nonlinear Programming - Theory and Algorithms, by Mokhtar Bazaraa, Hanif Sherali, C.M. Shetty, Wiley 2006, (3rd edition).
Time and place:
The lectures will be held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 8.30 to 11.15, starting 5 November, in room 34, house 5, Kräftriket.
Final exam date: January 8, 2015