APM3A10 / APM03A3 - Applied Mathematics 3A

Optimization and Variational Calculus

 

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Course Information 2018 (Study Guide)

 


Lecturer:
Dr JSC Prentice, B Ring 528A .

 


Lectures:
Completed.

 


Tutorials:

Completed.

 

 

Assignments:

 

 

Assigned

Due

Solutions

Assignment 1

07/02/2018

16/02/2018

A1 solutions

Assignment 2

19/02/2018

02/03/2018

A2 solutions

Assignment 3

05/03/2018

20/03/2018

A3 solutions

Assignment 4

22/03/2018

13/04/2018

A4 solutions

Assignment 5

14/04/2018

08/05/2018

A5 solutions

Assignment 6

14/04/2018

11/05/2018

A6 solutions

 


Notes:

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

 

Introduction

 

Unconstrained Optimization and Figures

 

Constrained Optimization

 

Variational Calculus and Figures

 

Neural NetworksExercises 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

Completed.

 

Supplementary Examination

Wednesday 18 July, 08h00.

SPI, Parabaloid method, Lagrange multipliers, KKT conditions, Variational calculus.

Information sheet