APM3A10 / APM03A3 - Applied Mathematics 3A

Optimization and Variational Calculus

 

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Course Information 2017 (Study Guide)

 


Lecturer:
Dr JSC Prentice, B Ring 528A

(consultation prior to exam: 12h30-13h30, Thursday 1 June and Friday 2 June)

 


Lectures:
Completed.

 


Tutorials:

Completed.

 

 

Assignments:

 

 

Assigned

Due

Solutions

Assignment 1

14/02/2017

24/02/2017

A1 solutions

Assignment 2

17/02/2017

03/02/2017

A2 solutions

Assignment 3

03/02/2017

24/03/2017

A3 solutions

Assignment 4

24/03/2017

21/04/2017

A4 solutions

Assignment 5

27/03/2017

05/05/2017

A5 solutions

Assignment 6

27/03/2017

12/05/2017

A6 solutions

 


Notes:

Notes are available in pdf format on this webpage (see below). These notes will form the basis of the course, including the numerous exercises and solutions contained therein.

 

Introduction

 

Unconstrained Optimization and Figures

 

Neural Networks, Exercises and Figures

 

Constrained Optimization

 

Variational Calculus and Figures

 

 

Assessment schedule:

Logistical information pertaining to tests and examinations appears below.

 

Semester Test 1

Questions and Solutions

 

Supplementary Semester Test 1

Completed.

 

Semester Test 2

Questions and Solutions

 

Supplementary Semester Test 2

Completed.

 

June Examination

Time: 08h30, Saturday 3 June 2017

Venue: C Les 204

Scope: SPI, Parabaloid Method, Lagrange Multipliers, KKT conditions, Variational Calculus

Information sheet

 

Supplementary Examination

Time: 08h00, Wednesday 19 July 2017

Venue: tba

Scope: SPI, Parabaloid Method, Lagrange Multipliers, KKT conditions, Variational Calculus

Information sheet