## Numerical Optimization

**Numerical Optimization**. Instructor: Prof. Shirish K. Shevade, Department of Computer Science and Automation, IISc Bangalore. This course is about studying optimization algorithms, and their applications in different fields.

Mathematical Background: Convex sets and functions, Need for constrained methods in solving constrained problems.

Unconstrained optimization: Optimality conditions, Line Search Methods, Quasi-Newton Methods, Trust Region Methods, Conjugate Gradient Methods, Least Squares Problems.

Constrained Optimization: Optimality Conditions and Duality, Convex Programming Problem, Linear Programming Problem, Quadratic Programming, Dual Methods, Penalty and Barrier Methods, Interior Point Methods.
(from **nptel.ac.in**)

Lecture 21 - Feasible and Descent Directions |

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