Linear and Nonlinear Programming (International Series in Operations Research & Management Science 116 3rd ed. Softcover of orig. ed. 2008)
By: Yinyu Ye (author), David G. Luenberger (author)Paperback
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This third edition of the classic textbook in Optimization has been fully revised and updated. It comprehensively covers modern theoretical insights in this crucial computing area, and will be required reading for analysts and operations researchers in a variety of fields. The book connects the purely analytical character of an optimization problem, and the behavior of algorithms used to solve it. Now, the third edition has been completely updated with recent Optimization Methods. The book also has a new co-author, Yinyu Ye of California's Stanford University, who has written lots of extra material including some on Interior Point Methods.
David G. Luenberger has directed much of his career toward teaching "portable concepts" - organizing theory around concepts and actually "porting" the concepts to applications where, in the process, the general concepts are often discovered. The search for fundamentals has explicitly directed his research in the fields of control, optimization, planning, economics, and investments, and in turn, it is the discovery of these fundamentals that have motivated his textbook writing projects.
Linear Programming.- Basic Properties of Linear Programs.- The Simplex Method.- Duality.- Interior-Point Methods.- Transportation and Network Flow Problems.- Unconstrained Problems.- Basic Properties of Solutions and Algorithms.- Basic Descent Methods.- Conjugate Direction Methods.- Quasi-Newton Methods.- Constrained Minimization.- Constrained Minimization Conditions.- Primal Methods.- Penalty and Barrier Methods.- Dual and Cutting Plane Methods.- Primal-Dual Methods.
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3rd ed. Softcover of orig. ed. 2008
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