Week 
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W 

F 
Homeworks

1 (01/0801/12) 
Examples of
optimization problems


Feasibility & Optimality


Linear Programming:
Introduction

HW
1 
2 (01/1501/19) 
Martin Luther King
Jr. holiday


Linear Programming:
Optimality conditions


cont.

HW 2 
3 (01/2201/26) 
Linear Programming:
general theory


cont.


Standard form of
linear programs

HW
3 
4 (01/2902/02) 
Simplex method


cont.


Dual problems

HW
4 
5 (02/0502/09) 
Duality theory


Complementary slackness
&
Sensitivity analysis


Midterm
review

HW
5 
6 (02/1202/16) 
Midterm


Review of midterm
(or Game theory)


Unconstrained nonlinear
optimization: optimality
conditions

HW
6 
7 (02/1902/23) 
Presidents’ Day holiday


Unconstrained nonlinear
optimization: Newton's method


Linear
equality constrained
problems: optimality conditions

HW
7 
8 (02/2603/02) 
Nonlinear equality
constrained
problems: optimality conditions


Linear inequality
constrained
problems: optimality conditions 

cont.

HW
8 
9 (03/0503/09) 
Nonlinear inequality
constrained
problems: optimality conditions 

The Lagrangian function and
sensitivity analysis


Interior
point methods

HW
9 
10 (03/1203/16) 
Convexity
and
convex optimization


cont.


Final Review

HW 10







