Course Syllabus: MATH 245B, Winter 2017
- Instructor: Prof. Jiawang Nie
- Office: AP&M 5864.
- Phone: (858) 534-6015.
- Email: njw "AT" math dot ucsd dot edu.
- Office hours: 3:30 - 4:30 pm, Mondays and Fridays.
- Time: 2:00 - 2:50 pm, MWF
- Location: AP&M B412
TA Contact Info
- There is no TA for this course.
This course will focus on some convex analysis and optimization theory.
The topic to be convered includes: convex optimization, linear conic optimization,
linear programming, second order cone programming, semidefinite programming,
duality theory, numerical methods for convex optimization,
saddle point and min-max theory.
- Consent by Instructor.
- The recommended textbook is
Lectures on Modern Convex Optimization by Ben-Tal and Nemirovski.
Homework will be assigned and collected in class.
Please write your names, ID nubmers, and section numbers on your homework,
and staple together your homework pages.
Homework Assignment #1,
due on 2/10/2017
Homework Assignment #2,
due on 3/03/2017
#3, due on 3/17/2017
There will be no written exams in this class.
The final course grade will be based on the performance
of completing homework assignments.
Every student is expected to conduct themselves with academic integrity.
Any kind of cheatings is not allowed in this course.
Violations of academic integrity will be treated seriously.
UCSD Policy on Integrity of Scholarship.