MS4327

Optimisation

Lecture Notes

 Slides in Adobe PDF format

 

 

This Year's Project

 Project in Adobe PDF format

Matlab Manuals


 Matlab Lecture Notes for Numerical Computation module
 Informal Intro to Matlab
 Official Intro to Matlab
 Very Nice Intro to Matlab
 Much more detailed Matlab Course
 The classic manual on Matlab written by Cleve Moler - one of its developers.

Matlab Example m-files

 Simple Matlab function m-file to demonstrate Wolfe Conditions
 More sophisticated Matlab function m-file to demonstrate Wolfe Conditions
 Demo Matlab function m-file to evaluate Phi for use with Wolfe.m
 Introduction to the m-files for a reliable/robust line search on a general n-dimensional problem.
 Matlab m-files to implement a reliable/robust line search on a general n-dimensional problem.
 Matlab m-file to compute Rosenbrock's function, its gradient and its Hessian
 A simple Matlab m-file to generate contour plots
 Sample m-file for Rosenbrock's function - use with plotcontour
 Paper by Dolan & More - A discussion of perf.m: an m-file which creates performance "stair-plots" for competing solvers
 Local copy of Dolan/More paper
 perf.m: an m-file which creates performance "stair-plots" for competing solvers
 Example of output from perf.m

Past Papers

 Examination Papers for years 2003 to 2016