Please note:

To view the current Academic Calendar, go to www.sfu.ca/students/calendar.html.

Numerical Methods in Continuous Optimization APMA 923 (4)

Theory and algorithms of non-linear programming with an emphasis on modern computational considerations. Topics may include: optimality conditions for unconstrained and constrained optimization, gradient methods, conjugate direction methods, Newton method, quasi-Newton methods, penalty and barrier methods, augmented Langrangian methods and interior point methods.