Derivation and application of necessity conditions and sufficiency conditions for constrained optimization problems.
Math 212, and CAAM 335 or Math 355
Dr. Richard Tapia
Office: Duncan Hall 3072
Office Hours: MWF 1:00-2:00 pm, and by appointment.
Time and Room
MWF 2:00PM - 2:50PM
Duncan Hall 1075
Probably Duncan Hall 1075 or a classroom on the first floor of Duncan Hall.
Assignments & Lectures
The Assignments & Lectures are due at 5:00pm on the deadline date.
Textbook (Only available for the
CAAM 560 class students)
A Unified Approach to Mathematical Optimization Theory for Scientists and Engineers
by Richard Tapia
Note: You have to download the book chapters from the above
Optimization Theory: The Finite Dimensional Case by Magnus R. Hestenes
Stories About Maxima and Minima by V.M. Tikhomirov
Convexity and Optimization in R^n by Leonard D. Berkowvitz
Introduction to the Theory of Nonlinear Optimization by Johannes Jahn
Variational Calculus with Elementary Convexity by John L. Troutman
Honor Code Policy
On non-pledged assignments, you are encouraged to discuss homework with
fellow classmates. You are expected, however, to individually write
up your solutions. On pledged assignments, you are not allowed to
discuss homework with fellow students.
Note on Disability Based Accommodations
If you have a documented disability that will impact your work in this
class, please contact me to discuss your needs. Additionally, you will
need to register with the Disability Support Services Office in the Ley