Continuous Optimization


Friday: 8:30-11:20


Wednesday 13:30-14:20
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Antoine Deza
Email: deza@mcmaster.ca
Office hours: Friday: 11:30-12:20

Teaching assistant

Zhi Zhang
Email: zhangz1@mcmaster.ca
Office hours: Thursday 10:00-10:50.

Suggested textbooks

Nonlinear Optimization by E. de Klerk, C. Roos, and T. Terlaky
Convex Optimization by S. Boyd and L. Vandenberghe

Slides, assignments, exams, and grading

Slides, assignments, and exams are available via Avenue to Learn .
There will be 3 written assignments, one midterm, and one final exam.
Check Avenue to Learn for handed out date & due date for assignments, and midterm and final exams date.

Your final grade will be computed as follows: Assignments 30% (3 x 10%), Midterm 30%, Final 40% .

The instructor reserves the right to conduct any deferred exams orally.

Course Outline , Academic integrity, Authenticity / Plagiarism detection, Courses with an on-line element, Online proctoring, Conduct expectations, Academic accomodation of student with disabilities, Request for relief for missed academic term work, Academic accomodation for religeous, indigenous or spiritual observances (RISO), Copyright and recording, and Extreme circumstances.

for graduate students taking the course as 6TE3,
the final grade will be computed as follow: Assignments 24% (3 x 8%), Midterm 25%, Final 35%, report 16%.

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