convex optimization

Time: 9:00 (sharp) - 10:00
Place: Theresienstr. 37 Raum A 450

Format:
Every participant: watch the videos weekly in advance as course preparation. Prepare your questions (in written form)
"Chapter expert": every week one person is in charge who has to give a brief summary + lead  the discussion afterwards

The seminar will follow the book on convex optimization by Boyd & Vanderberghe:
https://web.stanford.edu/~boyd/cvxbook/
... contains also lecture slides that we can use!

Stanford online course website (you need to sign up for the videos):


Seminar Plan
 Date  Chapter  Discussion lead by
 12.4. Course overview
 
 19.4.     Ch 1 Introduction
 Philipp
 26.4. Ch 2.1 - 2.3 Convex Sets (a)
 Andreas
 3.5.     Ch 2.4 - 2.6 Convex Sets (b)
 Keliu
 10.5. No Seminar
 
 17.5. Start at 8:30
 Ch 3.1 - 3.3 Convex functions (a)
 Ch 3.4 - 3.6 Convex functions (b)
 
 Sam
 Janik
 24.5. Ch 4.1 - 4.3 Conv. optimization problems (a)
 Jonas
 31.5.     No Seminar
 
 7.6. Ch 4.4 - 4.7 Conv. optimization problems (b) Ben
 14.6. Ch 5 (selection) Duality
 Max
 21.6.
 Ch 6 (selection) Approximation & Fitting
 Lode
 28.6. Ch 7 (selection) Statistical Estimation
 Tuomas
 5.7. Ch 9 Unconstrained Minimization
 Martin
   
   

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