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The use of the boxstep method in discrete optimization

by Roy Earl Marsten

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Published by M.I.T. Alfred P. Sloan School of Management in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRoy E. Marsten.
SeriesMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Alfred P. Sloan School of Management. Working paper -- no.778-75, Working paper (Sloan School of Management) -- 778-75.
The Physical Object
Pagination31 leaves ;
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17993578M
OCLC/WorldCa2088693

methods in three or more dimensions • Unit 3: Non-calculus methods with constraints Linear programming • Unit 4: Calculus methods without constraints Newton’s method and review of derivative meaning; derivatives in 3D and above with implications for optimization • Unit 5: Calculus methods .   The optimal pump control problem in a water supply system can be formulated as a mixed integer programming problem. In general, this problem is very d.

The theory is illuminated by several examples and exercises, many of them taken from population dynamical studies. Solution methods of linear systems as well as solution methods of discrete optimization (control) problems are also included. In an Appendix it is explained how to estimate parameters in nonlinear discrete models. – Necessary to adapt a method to the problem at hand (by experimenting). – Not choosing an appropriate algorithm →solution found very slowly or not at all. •Not covered in the Nocedal & Wright book, or in this course: – Discrete optimization (integer programming): the variables are discrete.

Six appendixes consider basic concepts, computational methods, an optimality criterion method, a dual method for discrete optimization, combinatorial search, and stochastic search. MOP 90 covers the basic ideas and concepts of structural optimization so that the numerical algorithms can be used properly and effectively by structural and. This book provides an up-to-date, comprehensive, and rigorous account of nonlinear programming at the first year graduate student level. It covers descent algorithms for unconstrained and constrained optimization, Lagrange multiplier theory, interior point and augmented Lagrangian methods for linear and nonlinear programs, duality theory, and major aspects of large-scale optimization.


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