INRIA : Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique

Reading Group: Numerical Optimization and Applications




animated by Zaid Harchaoui and Jerome Malick.




We plan to read the book "Nonlinear Programming" by D. Bertsekas.

The reading group will meet twice a month. Each session will cover roughly half a chapter the book. An electronic version of the entire book is available here .

The reading group is open to all researchers, engineers, postdocs, PhDs, and students, regardless of your level of expertise in the field.

Two or more readers are assigned for each session. The dates, locations and readers for the next sessions are detailed below.

Chapter 2: Sections 2.1-2.2

Readers: Miro Dudik, Gokberk Cinbis
Date: November 3rd 2010, 11:00am-12:30am
Location: F107

Chapter 1: Sections 1.8-1.11

Readers: Jerome Malick,, Josip Krapac
Date: October 13th 2010, 11:00am-12:30am
Location: F107

Chapter 1: Sections 1.6-1.7

Readers: Heng Wang, Nathan Krislock
Date: September 29th 2010, 11:00am-12:30am
Location: F107

Chapter 1: Sections 1.5.1-1.5.2-1.5.3

Readers: Adrien Gaidon, Jakob Verbeek
Slides: 55 to 57

Date: September 15th 2010, 11:00am-12:30am
Location: F107

Chapter 1: Sections 1.4

Readers: Thomas Mensink, Alessandro Prest
Slides: 44 to 54

Date: July 7th 2010, 11:00am-12:30am
Location: F107

Chapter 1: Sections 1.2.2-1.3.3

Readers: Zaid Harchaoui, Oksana Yakhenko
Slides: 27 to 44

Date: May 26th 2010, 11:00am-12:30am
Location: F107

Chapter 1: Sections 1.1.1-1.2.1

Readers: Josip Krapac, Zaid Harchaoui
Slides: 1 to 26

Date: May 11th 2010, 11:00am-12:30am
Location: F107