Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5670553
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr SERKAN SARITA
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Mathematical preliminaries on functions of several variables. Convexity and convex functions. Unconstrained minimization problems. Computational algorithms such as steepest descent, Newton and quasi-Newton methods. Constrained minimization problems and Kuhn-Tucker theory. Fundamental theorems of linear optimization and the simplexs algorithm.