Convex Optimization / Edition 1

Convex Optimization / Edition 1

by Stephen Boyd, Lieven Vandenberghe
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521833787

ISBN-13: 9780521833783

Pub. Date: 03/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Convex optimization problems arise frequently in many different fields. A comprehensive introduction to the subject, this book shows in detail how such problems can be solved numerically with great efficiency. The focus is on recognizing convex optimization problems and then finding the most appropriate technique for solving them. The text contains many worked

Overview

Convex optimization problems arise frequently in many different fields. A comprehensive introduction to the subject, this book shows in detail how such problems can be solved numerically with great efficiency. The focus is on recognizing convex optimization problems and then finding the most appropriate technique for solving them. The text contains many worked examples and homework exercises and will appeal to students, researchers and practitioners in fields such as engineering, computer science, mathematics, statistics, finance, and economics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521833783
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
730
Sales rank:
483,037
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 1.57(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; Part I. Theory: 2. Convex sets; 3. Convex functions; 4. Convex optimization problems; 5. Duality; Part II. Applications: 6. Approximation and fitting; 7. Statistical estimation; 8. Geometrical problems; Part III. Algorithms: 9. Unconstrained minimization; 10. Equality constrained minimization; 11. Interior-point methods; Appendices.

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