Optimization by Jan Brinkhuis
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Optimization by Jan Brinkhuis

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This self-contained textbook is an informal introduction to optimization through the use of numerous illustrations and applications. The focus is on analytically solving optimization problems with a finite number of continuous variables. In addition, the authors provide introductions to classical and modern numerical methods of optimization and to dynamic optimization. The book's overarching point is that most problems may be solved by the direct application of the theorems of Fermat, Lagrange, and Weierstrass. The authors show how the intuition for each of the theoretical results can be supported by simple geometric figures. They include numerous applications through the use of varied classical and practical problems. Even experts may find some of these applications truly surprising. A basic mathematical knowledge is sufficient to understand the topics covered in this book. More advanced readers, even experts, will be surprised to see how all main results can be grounded on the Fermat-Lagrange theorem. The book can be used for courses on continuous optimization, from introductory to advanced, for any field for which optimization is relevant.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780691102870
ISBN-10: 0691102872
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 38mm)
Pages: 680
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 29-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Jan Brinkhuis

Jan Brinkhuis is Associate Professor of Finance and Mathematical Methods and Techniques at the Econometric Institute of Erasmus University, Rotterdam. Vladimir Tikhomirov holds the Chair of Optimal Control in the Department of Mechanics and Mathematics at the Lomonosov Moscow State University.

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