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Practical Optimization Methods with Mathematica Applications

M. Asghar Bhatti
Organization: The University of Iowa
Department: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
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Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Copyright year: 2000
ISBN: 0387986316
Medium: Hardcover
Includes: CD-ROM
Pages: 715
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Optimization Problem Formulation | Graphical Optimization | Mathematial Preliminaries | Optimality Conditions | Unconstrained Problems | Linear Programming | Interior Point Methods | Quadratic Programming | Constrained Nonlinear Problems | Appendix--An Introduction to Mathematica

Presents basic optimization theory and computational algorithms in an informal style for undergraduate and graduate students in engineering, operations research, and management information systems. This book uses all of Mathematica's symbolic, numerical, and graphical capabilities to develop understanding of optimization algorithms. Mathematica's graphical capabilities allows for visual comparison of different optimization algorithms. Accompanying CD-ROM contains the implementation of all Mathematica functions discussed.

*Applied Mathematics > Optimization