MATH 484 - Nonlinear Programming
Instructor: Bernard Lidický
Office: 222 Illini Hall
Phone: (217) 244-1493
email: lidicky -at- illinois.edu
Where: room 141, Altgeld Hall
When: 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM MWF
Final exam: 8:00–11:00 AM, Tuesday, December 13 2011
Office hours: 12:00 - 1:00 PM MWF + by appointment at any other time
You may also be lucky and catch me at different time.
Collaborative study sessions: 5:00 - 7:00 PM Monday 145 Altgeld Hall
Info from department
Plan from department
Lecture announcement (the paper I was giving during the first lecture)
- HW #1 due to Aug 31, 11 am
- HW #2 due to Sep 9, 11 am
- HW #3 due to Sep 14, 11 am (updated - misprint in ex #2)
- HW #4 due to Sep 28, 11 am (updated - typo in hint of ex #1)
- HW #5 due to Oct 5, 11 am (ex #1 - all six equations belong to ONE system) If you have some point reduced in ex #1,
you can redo it and bring to me by Oct 19.
- HW #6 due to Oct 12, 11 am
- HW #7 due to Oct 19, 11 am
- HW #8 due to Nov 2, 11 am score 0 means that I want you to fix the homework and then you will get all the score
- HW #9 due to Nov 16, 11 am
- HOURLY EXAMS: are planed around Sep 28, Oct 26 and Nov 30.
- Homework results are be available on the department webpage under Courses and Score reports.
- 4 hours students - the credits are not precise as we are not sure yet how to distinguish
sections in the grading system....
- If you are a 3 hour student, you may try 4 hour part of the hw as well. In case you do it better than some other
exercise, it will be counted instead of that one.
- In case that your score on your list and in the system do not match, please let me know so I can correct
- If you bring HW after deadline, you will get at most 50% of regular score (and stricter grading as a free bonus).
- I am not allowed to post solutions to homework online. But if you wish, you are welcome to join the Monday study session
and we can discuss solutions there too.
- Handwritten notes on SDP - may contain mistakes that were corrected on the
fly during the lecture. If you see some, let me know.
- Theorem 8: the matrix A must by symmetric
- The first exam will be held on Sep 30, from 4pm to 8pm. You may come at any time between 4 and 6.
- You will have two hours to write the exam (or maybe even more if you wish to)
- Pen/pencil is the ONLY tool you need to bring with you (and allowed to use) - papers will be provided
- The exam covers first two chapters of the book (up to Sep 23)
- You are expected to know definitions of terms, statements of theorems and being able to solve
problems (computing like in homework).
- 4-credit students are expected to know also proofs of theorems (or main ideas) that were presented
- Sample how the exam #1 might look like (there might be more questions than in this sample!)
- Results are in the department grading system
- Exam #3 will cover Chapters 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 6 (no SDP)
- will be held on Dec 2, 5:30pm to... whatever you need in AH room 245
- Sample how the exam #3 might look like (the number of questions and their type may differ)
- Final Exam will cover Chapters 1,2,4,5,6 and SDP
- will be held on Dec 13, 8am to 11am in AH room 141
- File containing list of definitions and theorems
The list will not be extended but may be modified (fixing typos, clarifications...)
- Final will look like other exams (means definitions, theorems, and mostly computation)
- For computational things, please see previous exams and homeworks. I could just copy and paste
those to the sample file.
- To the final, I will literally copy and paste some of the definition and theorems
question from the list.
- I appologize that I was uplading a wrong file during the weekend so it looked like no
update. NOW it is updated. (PS: You may need to force your browser to reload the file.)
- No laptops for updating Facebook status during the class.
- You are more than welcome to use computer tools for verifying your homework. However, such solutions will not be accepted.
Please do not hesitate to ask questions and give suggestions how to improve the course.
The course is here for YOU!