Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction Chapter 1- Pages 1-16
2 Convex sets Chapter 2- Pages 21-60
3 Convex functions Chapter 3- Pages 67-113
4 Convex optimization problems Chapter 4- Pages 127-189
5 Convex optimization problems Chapter 4- Pages 127-189
6 Duality Chapter 5- Pages 215-273
7 Duality Chapter 5- Pages 215-273
8 Approximation and fitting Chapter 6- Pages 291-234
9 Statistical estimation Chapter 7- Pages 351-393
10 Geometric problems Chapter 8- Pages 297-447
11 Unconstrained minimization Chapter 9- Pages 457-514
12 Unconstrained minimization Chapter 9- Pages 457-514
13 Equality constrained minimization Chapter 10- Pages 521-557
14 Equality constrained minimization Chapter 10- Pages 521-557
15 Interior-point methods Chapter 11- Pages 561-623
16 Interior-point methods Chapter 11- Pages 561-623
Semester Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation
1
5
Laboratory
Application
Field Work
Special Course Internship (Work Placement)
Quizzes/Studio Critics
6
30
Homework Assignments
4
20
Presentation/Jury
Project
3
15
Seminar/Workshop
Midterms/Oral Exams
3
15
Final/Oral Exam
3
15
Total
20
100
PERCENTAGE OF SEMESTER WORK
60
PERCENTAGE OF FINAL WORK
40
Total 0 100
Course Notes / Textbooks Criculum of the Cours,  Slides (Tanks to Prof. L. Vandenberghe, for his slides),
References
Convex Optimization - Boyd and Vandenberghe, Cambridge University Press, 2004
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