Learning Outcomes for 3450:635 Optimization

Students are expected to be able to

  • Assess the existence and uniqueness of solutions to a given optimization problem
  • Validate convexity of functions, sets, and optimization problems
  • Derive necessary and sufficient optimality conditions for a given optimization problem
  • Solve basic optimization problems analytically
  • Explain the underlying principles of some modern techniques for optimization
  • Apply optimization algorithms to basic model problems in engineering and natural sciences