Summary: UIC Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
IE 576 - Nonlinear Optimization
Elodie Goodman, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Office: 3025 ERF (842 W. Taylor St.)
Office hours: Monday and Wednesday 1-2pm or by appointment
The class meets for lecture on Mondays and Wednesdays at 3:15-4:30pm in 3290 SEL.
Please arrive on time and turn your cell phones off during the lectures.
Fall 2009 Catalog Description
4 hours. Convex analysis, line search techniques, unconstrained and constrained op-
timization, optimality conditions, duality, convex and nonconvex optimization, large-
scale optimization, and real-world applications. Prerequisite(s): IE 471 or equivalent.
Boyd and Vandenberghe, Convex Optimization, Cambridge University Press, 2004
(available at http://www.stanford.edu/~boyd/cvxbook/bv_cvxbook.pdf)
Some additional reference books are on reserve at the library: