CS 730 (Also IE 730)
Nonlinear Programming Algorithms
Spring 2002
Lectures
Lecture: 8:00  9:15 TR, 1325 Comp Sci & Stat
Office: 6393 Comp Sci & Stat
Phone: 2626593
Email: olvi@cs.wisc.edu
Office Hours: 9:00  11:00am Wednesdays (During Spring Semester)
OpenBook Final
Thursday May 9, 7:159:15am
1221 Comp Sci & Stat
Office: 6390 Comp Sci & Stat
Phone: 2626619
Email: gfung@cs.wisc.edu
Office Hours: 3:30  5:00pm Mondays
Email regarding homework and project
Send to Teaching Assistant.
Encourage questions in class & in office hours but not by email.
No Textbook Required. Recommended Reference:
Nonlinear Programming, 2nd Edition , Dimitri Bertsekas,
Athena Scientific, Belmont, MA 1999.
MATLAB Manual (Available from DoIt)
MATLAB Primer , Third Edition, K. Sigmon, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 1993, DoIt, Madison, WI 1993.
MATLAB Tutorial Available on the Web
Unix Orientation for New Users
Orientation sessions held during first week of classes as posted.
Unix handout, CS1000
Course Information
Assignments & Project
Due IN CLASS at the beginning of class. No late
homework or project accepted.
No homework or project accepted in mailboxes
of instructor or TA.
Old Exams & Solutions
Technical Handouts
Papers Cited in Lectures

O. L. Mangasarian: "Parallel Gradient Distribution", SIAM Journal
on Optimization 33, 1995, 19161925.

Y.J. Lee and O. L. Mangasarian: "SSVM: : A Smooth Support
Vector Machine", Data Mining Institute Report 9903, September 1999.
Computational Optimization and Applications, to appear.

O. L. Mangasarian: "Machine Learning via Polyhedral Concave
Minimization", in "Applied Mathematics and Parallel Computing 
Festschrift for Klaus Ritter", H. Fischer and B. Riedmueller and
S. Schaeffler, Editors, SpringerVerlag, Heidelberg 1996,
175188.

P. S. Bradley & O. L. Mangasarian: "Feature Selection via Concave
Minimization and Support Vector Machines", in
"Machine Learning Proceedings of the Fifteenth International
Conference(ICML '98)", J. Shavlik, editor, Morgan Kaufmann, San Francisco,
California, 8290, 1998.

P. S. Bradley, O. L. Mangasarian and W. N. Street, "Clustering via
Concave Minimization", Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 9
(NIPS9), MIT Press, Cambridge, MA 1997, 368374.
Mathematical Programming at UW
Data Mining at UW
Relevant Web Sites
This page is updated periodically during the semester.