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Nonlinear Programming - 2nd [second] Edition

Dimitri P. Bertsekas

ISBN 10: 1886529000 / ISBN 13: 9781886529007
Published by Athena Scientific, 1999
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Laminated pictorial hard boards. Pp xiv, 777 + Publisher's lists. Ex university library copy with a couple of the usual accompaniment [no pocket] but this is an excellent, unread copy which never reached the library [this is known] - square, tight and clean with crisp, clean contents. Image/further information available upon request. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 015503

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Title: Nonlinear Programming - 2nd [second] Edition

Publisher: Athena Scientific

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Pictorial Hard Boards

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: Second Edition.

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This extensive rigorous texbook, developed through instruction at MIT, focuses on nonlinear and other types of optimization: iterative algorithms for constrained and unconstrained optimization, Lagrange multipliers and duality, large scale problems, and the interface between continuous and discrete optimization. Among its special features, the book: 1) provides extensive coverage of iterative optimization methods within a unifying framework 2) provides a detailed treatment of interior point methods for linear programming 3) covers in depth duality theory from both a variational and a geometrical/convex analysis point of view 4) includes much new material on a number of topics, such as neural network training, discrete-time optimal control, and large-scale optimization 5) includes a large number of examples and exercises detailed solutions of many of which are posted on the internet Much supplementary/support material can be found at the book's web page

About the Author:

Dimitri Bertsekas is Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He has researched a broad variety of subjects from optimization theory, control theory, parallel and distributed computation, systems analysis, and data communication networks. He has written numerous papers in each of these areas, and he has authored or coauthored sixteen textbooks. Professor Bertsekas was awarded the INFORMS 1997 Prize for Research Excellence in the Interface Between Operations Research and Computer Science for his book "Neuro-Dynamic Programming" (co-authored with John Tsitsiklis), the 2000 Greek National Award for Operations Research, the 2001 ACC John R. Ragazzini Education Award, the 2009 INFORMS Expository Writing Award, the 2014 ACC Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award for "contributions to the foundations of deterministic and stochastic optimization-based methods in systems and control," the 2014 Khachiyan Prize for Life-Time Accomplishments in Optimization, and the 2015 George B. Dantzig Prize.

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