An Introduction to Nonlinear Optimization Theory
by Marius Durea, Radu Strugariu
Publisher: De Gruyter Open 2014
Number of pages: 328
The goal of this book is to present the main ideas and techniques in the field of continuous smooth and nonsmooth optimization. Starting with the case of differentiable data and the classical results on constrained optimization problems, and continuing with the topic of nonsmooth objects involved in optimization theory, the book concentrates on both theoretical and practical aspects of this field.
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by Thomas S. Ferguson - UCLA
From the table of contents: Stopping Rule Problems; Finite Horizon Problems; The Existence of Optimal Rules; Applications. Markov Models; Monotone Stopping Rule Problems; Maximizing the Rate of Return; Bandit Problems; Solutions to the Exercises.
by Ozgur Baskan (ed.) - InTech
This book covers state-of-the-art optimization methods and their applications in wide range especially for researchers and practitioners who wish to improve their knowledge in this field. It covers applications in engineering and various other areas.
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This book shows you how to model a wide array of problems. Covered are topics such as linear programming, duality theory, sensitivity analysis, network/dynamic programming, integer programming, non-linear programming, and my favorite, etc.