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Optimization books

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Optimization Methods and Applications In Honor of Ivan V. Sergienko's 80th Birthday by Sergiy Butenko Optimization Methods and Applications In Honor of Ivan V. Sergienko's 80th Birthday

Researchers and practitioners in computer science, optimization, operations research and mathematics will find this book useful as it illustrates optimization models and solution methods in discrete, non-differentiable, stochastic, and nonlinear optimization.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/01/2018

The Many Faces of Degeneracy in Conic Optimization by Dmitriy Drusvyatskiy, Henry Wolkowicz The Many Faces of Degeneracy in Conic Optimization
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The Many Faces of Degeneracy in Conic Optimization describes various reasons for the loss of strict feasibility, whether due to poor modeling choices or (more interestingly) rich underlying structure, and discusses ways to cope with it and, in many pronounced...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2017

Derivative-Free and Blackbox Optimization by Charles Audet, Warren Hare Derivative-Free and Blackbox Optimization
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Part III presents direct search methods (Generalized Pattern Search and Mesh Adaptive Direct Search) and Part IV focuses on model-based methods (Simplex Gradient and Trust Region).
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/12/2017

Vector Variational Inequalities and Vector Optimization Theory and Applications by Qamrul Hasan Ansari, Elisabeth Kobis, Jen-Chih Yao Vector Variational Inequalities and Vector Optimization Theory and Applications
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This book presents the mathematical theory of vector variational inequalities and their relations with vector optimization problems.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/11/2017

Linear Programming Using MATLAB (R) by Nikolaos Ploskas, Nikolaos Samaras Linear Programming Using MATLAB (R)
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This book offers a theoretical and computational presentation of a variety of linear programming algorithms and methods with an emphasis on the revised simplex method and its components.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/11/2017

Mathematical Optimization Terminology A Comprehensive Glossary of Terms by Andre A. (Associate Researcher, Computer Science Laboratory, Lille University, Science and Technology, France) Keller Mathematical Optimization Terminology A Comprehensive Glossary of Terms
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Mathematical Optimization Terminology: A Comprehensive Glossary of Terms is a practical book with the essential formulations, illustrative examples, real-world applications and main references on the topic. This book helps readers gain a more practical understanding of optimization, enabling them to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/11/2017

Optimization and Decision Science: Methodologies and Applications ODS, Sorrento, Italy, September 4-7, 2017 by Antonio Sforza Optimization and Decision Science: Methodologies and Applications ODS, Sorrento, Italy, September 4-7, 2017

This proceedings volume highlights the state-of-the-art knowledge related to optimization, decisions science and problem solving methods, as well as their application in industrial and territorial systems. The chapter topics are applicable for researchers and practitioners working in these areas, but...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/11/2017

Semi-Infinite Fractional Programming by Ram U. Verma Semi-Infinite Fractional Programming

This book presents a smooth and unified transitional framework from generalised fractional programming, with a finite number of variables and a finite number of constraints, to semi-infinite fractional programming, where a number of variables are finite but with infinite constraints....
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2017

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Convergence Rate of Distributed Averaging Dynamics and Optimization in Networks by Angelia Nedic Convergence Rate of Distributed Averaging Dynamics and Optimization in Networks

This tutorial provides an overview of the convergence rate of distributed algorithms for coordination and its relevance to optimization in a system of autonomous agents embedded in a communication network, where each agent is aware of (and can communicate with)...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2018

Introduction to Online Convex Optimization by Elad Hazan Introduction to Online Convex Optimization

Introduction to Online Convex Optimization portrays optimization as a process. In many practical applications the environment is so complex that it is infeasible to lay out a comprehensive theoretical model and use classical algorithmic theory and mathematical optimization.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2018

Chordal Graphs and Semidefinite Optimization by Lieven Vandenberghe Chordal Graphs and Semidefinite Optimization

Chordal Graphs and Semidefinite Optimization covers the theory and applications of chordal graphs, with an emphasis on algorithms developed in the literature on sparse Cholesky factorization.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2018

Iterative Methods for Optimization by C. T. Kelley Iterative Methods for Optimization

A carefully selected group of methods for unconstrained and bound constrained optimization problems
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

Introduction to Game Theory by Stef Tijs Introduction to Game Theory

This book is an introductory graduate-level text on game theory that grew out of courses in mathematics and economics and operations research. Game theory deals with mathematical models of conflict and cooperation. In the first nine chapters, the author covers...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Optimization A Theory of Necessary Conditions by Lucien W. Neustadt Optimization A Theory of Necessary Conditions

This book presents a comprehensive treatment of necessary conditions for general optimization problems. The presentation is carried out in the context of a general theory for extremal problems in a topological vector space setting. Following a brief summary of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Generalized Nash Equilibrium Problems, Bilevel Programming and MPEC by Didier Aussel Generalized Nash Equilibrium Problems, Bilevel Programming and MPEC

The book discusses three classes of problems: the generalized Nash equilibrium problems, the bilevel problems and the mathematical programming with equilibrium constraints (MPEC).
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/03/2018

Modelling Mortality with Actuarial Applications by Angus S. (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh) Macdonald, Stephen J. Richards, Iain D. (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Currie Modelling Mortality with Actuarial Applications
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Modern mortality modelling for actuaries and actuarial students, with example R code, to unlock the potential of individual data.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/04/2018

Practical Mathematical Optimization Basic Optimization Theory and Gradient-Based Algorithms by Jan Snyman, Daniel Nicolas Wilke Practical Mathematical Optimization Basic Optimization Theory and Gradient-Based Algorithms
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This book presents basic optimization principles and gradient-based algorithms to a general audience, in a brief and easy-to-read form. It enables professionals to apply optimization theory to engineering, physics, chemistry, or business economics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/05/2018

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Nature-Inspired Algorithms and Applied Optimization by Xin-She Yang Nature-Inspired Algorithms and Applied Optimization

This book reviews the state-of-the-art developments in nature-inspired algorithms and their applications in various disciplines, ranging from feature selection and engineering design optimization to scheduling and vehicle routing. It introduces each algorithm and its implementation with case studies as well...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/10/2017

Introduction to Nature-Inspired Optimization by George (Professor, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University) Lindfield, John (Professor, School of En Penny Introduction to Nature-Inspired Optimization
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Introduction to Nature-Inspired Optimization brings together many of the innovative mathematical methods for non-linear optimization that have their origins in the way various species behave in order to optimize their chances of survival. The book describes each method, examines their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/08/2017

Non-Convex Multi-Objective Optimization by Panos M. Pardalos, Antanas Zilinskas, Julius Zilinskas Non-Convex Multi-Objective Optimization
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Recent results on non-convex multi-objective optimization problems and methods are presented in this book, with particular attention to expensive black-box objective functions.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/08/2017

Canonical Duality Theory Unified Methodology for Multidisciplinary Study by David Yang Gao Canonical Duality Theory Unified Methodology for Multidisciplinary Study

This book on canonical duality theory provides a comprehensive review of its philosophical origin, physics foundation, and mathematical statements in both finite- and infinite-dimensional spaces.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

Multi-Period Trading via Convex Optimization by Stephen Boyd, Enzo Busseti, Steven Diamond, Ronald N. Kahn Multi-Period Trading via Convex Optimization
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Multi-Period Trading via Convex Optimization collects in one place the basic definitions, a careful description of the model, and discussion of how convex optimization can be used in multi-period trading, all in a common notation and framework.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

Decomposition-Coordination En Optimisation Deterministe Et Stochastique by Pierre Carpentier, Guy (Illuminati Trader) Cohen Decomposition-Coordination En Optimisation Deterministe Et Stochastique
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Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

Advanced Maintenance Modelling for Asset Management Techniques and Methods for Complex Industrial Systems by Adolfo Crespo Marquez Advanced Maintenance Modelling for Asset Management Techniques and Methods for Complex Industrial Systems

This book promotes and describes the application of objective and effective decision making in asset management based on mathematical models and practical techniques that can be easily implemented in organizations.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/07/2017

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