MATH5165 Optimisation

MATH5165 is a Honours and Postgraduate Coursework Mathematics course. See the course overview below.

Units of credit: 6

Pre-requisites: 12 units of credit in Level 2 Mathematics courses including MATH2011 or MATH2111 or MATH2510, and MATH2501 or MATH2601, or both MATH2019(DN) and MATH2089, or both MATH2069(CR) and MATH2099. 

Exclusions: MATH3161 (jointly taught with MATH5165) 

Cycle of offering: Term 1 

Graduate attributes: The course will enhance your research, inquiry and analytical thinking abilities.

More information: This course handout (pdf) contains information about course objectives, assessment, course materials and the syllabus. 

The Online Handbook entry contains information about the course. (The timetable is only up-to-date if the course is being offered this year.) 

If you are currently enrolled in MATH5165, you can log into UNSW Moodle for this course.

Course Overview

Analysis, solution and application of optimization problems where the variables change continuously. Topics selected from: nonlinear programming, convex optimization, nonsmooth analysis and optimization, variational inequalities and complementary problems, infinite dimensional optimization, stochastic optimization, and numerical optimization.