Polynomial Optimization

Rekha Thomas, University of Washington

Teaching assistants:

Jose Acevedo, Cornell University

Ayah Almousa, Cornell University

Rodolfo Quintero, Universidad de los Andes

Amy Wiebe, University of Washington

Background Material for the minicourse:

This is an excerpt from the book:

Semidefinite Optimization and Convex Algebraic Geometry,

Editors: Grigoriy Blekherman, Pablo A. Parrilo and Rekha R. Thomas,

MOS-SIAM Series on Optimization 13, 2012.

Lecture notes:

(Lecture notes are extended versions of the actual lectures)

Lecture 1

Lecture 2

Lecture 3


Exercises  Hints Solutions