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1 Unconstrained Optimization Optimality Conditions ( PDF)
2 Convex Unconstrained Optimization Optimality Conditions
3 Newton’s Method ( PDF)
4 Quadratic Forms ( PDF)
5 Steepest Descent Method ( PDF - 2.2 MB)
6 Constrained Optimization Optimality Conditions I ( PDF)
7 Constrained Optimization Optimality Conditions II
8 Constrained Optimization Optimality Conditions III
9 Projection Methods for Equality Constrained Problems ( PDF)
10 Projection Methods/Penalty Methods ( PDF)
11 Penalty Methods
12 Barrier Methods, Conditional Gradient Method ( PDF)
13 Midterm Exam
14 Interior-Point Methods for Linear Optimization I ( PDF)
15 Interior-Point Methods for Linear Optimization II
16 Analysis of Convex Sets ( PDF)
17 Analysis of Convex Functions
18 Duality Theory I ( PDF)
19 Duality Theory II
20 Duality Theory III
21 Duality Theory IV ( PDF)
22 Generalized Programming and Subgradient Optimization ( PDF)
23 Semidefinite Optimization I ( PDF)
24 Semidefinite Optimization II
25 Semidefinite Optimization III
26 Extensions and Wrap-up

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