Spring 2017 MATH 170 001 LEC

Mathematical Methods for Optimization
001 LECTuTh 9:30AM - 10:59AMCory 241Bernd Sturmfels32228
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Additional Information: 

Prerequisites: 53 and 54

Description: Linear programming and a selection of topics from among the following: matrix games, integer programming, semidefinite programming, nonlinear programming, convex analysis and geometry, polyhedral geometry, the calculus of variations, and control theory.

Office: 925 Evans

Office Hours: Mondays 3-4:30pm; alternatively: before or after the lecture. 

Required Text:  Introduction to Linear Optimization by Dimitris Bertsimas and John N. Tsitsiklis, Athena Scientific 1997.

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Grading: Homework 35%, Midterm 30%, Term Paper 35%.


Course Webpage: https://math.berkeley.edu/~bernd/math170.html