Optimization

Learning objectives

  • Distinguish constrained and unconstrained optimization
  • Compare two methods: find critical points, do gradient search.
  • Formulate curve fitting as an optimization problem

Before class

  • Read Hughes-Hallett section 15.2
  • Ponder Hughes-Hallett problems:  15.2: 2, 23, 24, 28.

In class

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