Electronic book Optimization Techniques II

Optimization Techniques II — Ebook

Discrete and Functional Optimization

Author : Max Cerf
Publication : 2023-10-12
Language : English
Pages : 476
Publisher : EDP Sciences
Collections : Current natural sciences
ISBN : 9782759831654
Categories : Mathematics / General
This book in two volumes provides an overview of continuous, discrete and functional optimization techniques. This second volume is devoted to discrete optimization (problems with integer variables) and functional optimization (problems where the unknown is a function). The topics covered are: • mixed linear programming: cutting methods and tree methods; • combinatorial optimization based on graphs: path, flow, assignment problems ... ; • the computation of variations based on Euler-Lagrange conditions and their extensions; • optimal control based on the Pontryaguin maximum principle and its extensions; • numerical methods: differential equations, direct and indirect methods. The emphasis is on understanding the principles rather than on mathematical rigor. Each concept or algorithm is accompanied by a detailed example to help you grasp the main ideas. This book is the result of 30 years of experience and is intended for students, researchers and engineers wishing to acquire a general knowledge in the field of optimization.

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