MATP6600 / ISYE6780
Grades have been posted on SIS, they should be available from Dec 10th.
Have a good break!
Scores on the homeworks, midterm, and final will be available on LMS.
The course notes are available via LMS (as well as directly from this page),
and the course version of AMPL is also available via LMS.
The scores are now available on LMS.
Aggregate scores over the homeworks plus the midterm and final,
out of 530, are:
on reserve in the library.
- Here are the
The mean was 73% and the median was 74%.
The scores on the final were
- The final exam will be in class on Thursday, December 8.
You can bring one 8.5inch by 11inch sheet of handwritten notes.
You can write on both sides.
The final will cover everything in the course.
- Here are some old exams.
- The midterm exam
is due at the beginning of class on November 3.
- Here are the
Scores on the midterm, out of 100, were:
Optimality conditions for nonlinear programming
Subspaces, affine sets,
convex sets, and cones
2 theorems on convex functions
smooth convex functions (Lecture 5).
Extreme points and rays,
Dimension and faces
An iteration of the
An example of
solving a Lagrangian dual problem.
packages on NEOS.
For a more detailed survey of nonlinear programming algorithms,
by Leyffer and Mahajan.
by Boyd and Vandenberghe.
nonlinear programming FAQ, including links to collections of
The NEOS Server
has some nonlinear programming packages available.
introduction to the conjugate gradient method without the agonizing pain,
by Jonathan Shewchuk.
A survey of pattern
search and related methods
of the Mathematical Optimization Society newsletter
discussing smoothing methods.
Slides on the
alternating direction method of multipliers,
by Stephen Boyd.
Here's the underlying
John Mitchell's homepage
Dept of Mathematical Sciences Course Materials