chdir('C:\Documents and Settings\myusername\My Documents')

General | Homework | Exams | Demos | Links |
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#### Final Exam time and place

- Time: May. 6 (Friday), 2011. 2:00-3:50 PM.
- Place: LSE 217 (usual class meeting place).
- More information about final schedule is here.
- Formula sheet for the final exam.

Prerequisites: MATH 2163, MATH 3013. Linear programming, simplex methods, duality, sensitivity analysis, quadratic programming and constrained nonlinear programming. (syllabus)**Course description:**See Syllabus Attachment for university-wide rules regarding dropping a course, academic integrity, free tutoring, and office of student disability services.

**Instructor:**Yanqiu Wang- Office: 441 MATH (405-744-5698)
- Office Hour: MW 3:30-5:30pm or by appointment.
- Email:
*yqwang (AT) math.okstate.edu*

**Textbook:**- Linear programming with Matlab, M.C. Ferris, O.L. Mangasarian and S.J. Wright, MPS-SIAM Series on Optimization, 2007.
**Supplementary reading:**- Linear Programming, Foundations and Extensions, R.J. Vanderbei, Springer, 3rd ed., 2008. (Electronic access to full text from OSU library).
- Linear and Nonlinear Programming, D.G. Luenberger and Y. Ye, Springer 2003. (Electronic access to full text from OSU library).

**Classroom and time:**Sec Classroom Time 001 MWF 2:30-3:20pm LSE 217 **Grading Policy:**- 6 homework, 20 points each (120pts);
- Two mid-term Exams, 50 points each (100pts);
- Final Exam (100pts): comprehensive;
- The Total is 320 pts: A (>=90%), B (>=80%), C (>=70%), D (>=60%).

**Make-up Policy:**- Make-ups for exams will only be allowed for an authorized absence under University Regulations. Normally a written note is required. Student should contact the instructor to schedule a make-up by the end of the next working day after the missed exam.
- There is NO make-up for homework assignments. You sacrifice 5 points per day for each late homework assignment.

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- Homework 1, due 1/28/2011.
- Homework 2, due 2/18/2011. Solution
- Homework 3, due 3/23/2011. Solution
- Homework 4, due 4/4/2011. Solution
- Homework 5, due 4/18/2011. Solution
- Homework 6, due 4/29/2011.Solution

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- Graphical optimization
- How to change directory under Octave? For example, the script "myprogram.m" file is saved under
"C:\Documents and Settings\myusername\My Documents\myprogram.m", you need to change the current working directory
under Octave in order to run the script. Type
Then you can type the filename in Octave to run the script:
chdir('C:\Documents and Settings\myusername\My Documents')

myprogram

- Example of the Primal Affine Scaling method (PAS).
- Newton's method (written in Mathematica).
- Example of the Primal-dual Affine method.

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- You need Adobe Reader to open some of the above links.
- If you do not have access to Matlab, try Octave
- Here is the code for the textbook.

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