Numerical Optimization [electronic resource] : Theoretical and Practical Aspects / by J. Frédéric Bonnans, J. Charles Gilbert, Claude Lemaréchal, Claudia A. Sagastizábal
- Bonnans, J. F. (Joseph Frédéric), 1957-
- Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2003.
- Physical Description:
- XIII, 423 pages : online resource
- Additional Creators:
- Gilbert, J. Charles
Sagastizábal, Claudia A.
SpringerLink (Online service)
- Universitext, 0172-5939
- 1 General Introduction -- 2 Basic Methods -- 3 Line-Searches -- 4 Newtonian Methods -- 5 Conjugate Gradient -- 6 Special Methods -- 7 Some Theory of Nonsmooth Optimization -- 8 Some Methods in Nonsmooth Optimization -- 9 Bundle Methods. The Quest of Descent -- 10 Decomposition and Duality -- 11 Background -- 12 Local Methods for Problems with Equality Constraints -- 13 Local Methods for Problems with Equality and Inequality Constraints -- 14 Exact Penalization -- 15 Globalization by Line-Search -- 16 Quasi-Newton Versions -- 17 Linearly Constrained Optimization and Simplex Algorithm -- 18 Linear Monotone Complementarity and Associated Vector Fields -- 19 Predictor-Corrector Algorithms -- 20 Non-Feasible Algorithms -- 21 Self-Duality -- 22 One-Step Methods -- 23 Complexity of Linear Optimization Problems with Integer Data -- 24 Karmarkar’s Algorithm -- References.
- Starting with illustrative real-world examples, this book exposes in a tutorial way algorithms for numerical optimization: fundamental ones (Newtonian methods, line-searches, trust-region, sequential quadratic programming, etc.), as well as more specialized and advanced ones (nonsmooth optimization, decomposition techniques, and interior-point methods). Most of these algorithms are explained in a detailed manner, allowing straightforward implementation. Theoretical aspects are addressed with care, often using minimal assumptions. The present version contains substantial changes with respect to the first edition. Part I on unconstrained optimization has been completed with a section on quadratic programming. Part II on nonsmooth optimization has been thoroughly reorganized and expanded. In addition, nontrivial application problems have been inserted, in the form of computational exercises. These should help the reader to get a better understanding of optimization methods beyond their abstract description, by addressing important features to be taken into account when passing to implementation of any numerical algorithm. This level of detail is intended to familiarize the reader with some of the crucial questions of numerical optimization: how algorithms operate, why they converge, difficulties that may be encountered and their possible remedies. .
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