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COSC 406 101 (Lecture)

Numerical Optimization

Formulation and analysis of algorithms for continuous optimization problems; linear, quadratic, semi-definite, nonlinear (constrained and unconstrained), convex (smooth and non-smooth) optimization; large-scale problems; software packages and their implementation; elements of duality theory. Credit will not be granted for both COSC 406 and COSC 506.

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 3

Location: Okanagan

Term 2 (Jan 06, 2020 to Apr 08, 2020)

Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : January 17, 2020
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
March 20, 2020

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
2 Mon Wed8:009:30FIP139
Instructor: LUCET, YVES

Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:8
Currently Registered:12
General Seats Remaining:8
Restricted Seats Remaining*:0
-  Select one Laboratory from sections L01
-  This course has HARD pre-requisites. If you are unable to register because of a pre-requisite issue, please email In order to be considered, you must complete a prerequisite waiver form available on the IKBAS website. You must include your name, student number, the course you would like to register in, the pre-requisite(s) you are missing, plus a DETAILED reason why you are requesting the pre-requisite waiver. The form must initially be approved by the course instructor and be accompanied by your full unofficial transcript or SSC grade data prior to Department review. Prerequisite waiver approval does not guarantee registration.

Book Summary :
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No Text Required Required NO TEXT REQUIRED 281000028734