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Convex optimization and Euclidean distance geometry by Jon Dattorro

By Jon Dattorro

Convex research is the calculus of inequalities whereas Convex Optimization is its program. research is inherently the area of the mathematician whereas Optimization belongs to the engineer. In layman's phrases, the mathematical technology of Optimization is the examine of the way to make a good selection while faced with conflicting requisites. The qualifier Convex skill: while an optimum resolution is located, then it's certain to be a most sensible answer; there's no more sensible choice. As any Convex Optimization challenge has geometric interpretation, this ebook is set convex geometry (with specific realization to distance geometry), and nonconvex, combinatorial, and geometrical difficulties that may be comfortable or remodeled into convex difficulties. A digital flood of latest purposes follows by way of epiphany that many difficulties, presumed nonconvex, will be so remodeled. Revised & Enlarged foreign Paperback version III

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