Course co-ordinator(s): Dr Dominic Breit (Edinburgh).
Problems in optimization are the most common applications of mathematics. The main aim of this course is to present different methods of solving optimization problems in the three areas of linear programming, nonlinear programming, and classical calculus of variations. In addition to theoretical treatments, there will be some introduction to numerical methods for optimization problems.
Further information: Syllabus, Number of lectures, Assessment, Learning Outcomes.
SCQF Level: 10.