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Mathematical optimization

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  • Optimal Transportby B. Eckmann; P. Harpe

    Springer 2008; US$ 159.00

    At the close of the 1980s, the independent contributions of Yann Brenier, Mike Cullen and John Mather launched a revolution in the venerable field of optimal transport founded by G Monge in the 18th century, which has made breathtaking forays into various other domains of mathematics ever since. The author presents a broad overview of this area. more...

  • Optimization with PDE Constraintsby Rene Pinnau; Michael Ulbrich

    Springer 2008; US$ 119.00

    Presents an introduction of pde constrained optimization. This book provides a precise functional analytic treatment via optimality conditions and a non-smooth algorithmical framework. It also presents structure-exploiting discrete concepts and large scale, practically relevant applications. more...

  • Research Trends in Combinatorial Optimizationby László Lovász; Jens Vygen

    Springer 2008; US$ 149.00

    Features surveys of the research areas in combinatorial optimization in the broad sense, ranging from applied graph theory to mathematical programming. This book contains various results and shows many research directions. It is suitable for researchers in combinatorial optimization. more...

  • Nonlinear Optimization with Engineering Applicationsby Michael Bartholomew-Biggs

    Springer 2008; US$ 69.95

    This textbook examines a broad range of problems in science and engineering, describing key numerical methods applied to real life. The case studies presented are in such areas as data fitting, vehicle route planning and optimal control, scheduling and resource allocation, sensitivity calculations and worst-case analysis. Among the main topics covered:... more...

  • Introduction to Applied Optimizationby Urmila Diwekar

    Springer 2008; US$ 79.95

    Presenting a discipline-independent view of optimization, this book provides opportunities for students to identify and apply algorithms, methods, and tools from the diverse areas of optimization to their own fields. It is intended for a variety of scientists, engineers, researchers, and advanced students interested in applied optimization. more...

  • Computational Methods in Optimizationby E Polak

    Elsevier Science 1971; US$ 72.95

    Computational Methods in Optimization more...

  • Microfluidics for Biological Applicationsby Wei-Cheng Tian; Erin Finehout

    Springer 2008; US$ 179.00

    Offers a perspective on the history and development of microfluidic technologies. This work presents overviews on how microfluidic systems have been used to study and manipulate specific classes of components. It focuses on biological applications of microfluidics such as biodefense, diagnostics, high throughput screening, and tissue engineering. more...

  • Evolutionary Algorithms in Theory and Practiceby Thomas Back

    Oxford University Press, USA 1996; US$ 224.99

    PART I: Comparison of Evolutionary Algorithms. 1. Organic Evolution and Problem Solving. 2. Specific Evolutionary Algorithms. 3. Artificial Landscapes. 4. An Empirical Comparison. PART II: Extending Genetic Algorithms. 5. Selection. 6. Mutation. 7. An Experiment in Meta-Evolution more...

  • Optimization and Multiobjective Control of Time-Discrete Systemsby Dmitrii Lozovanu; Stefan Pickl

    Springer 2009; US$ 149.00

    Presents developments and applications in the field of multiobjective control of time-discrete systems with a finite set of states. This work describes the dynamics of such systems by a directed graph in which each vertex corresponds to a dynamic state and the edges correspond to transitions of the system moving from one state to another. more...

  • Metaheuristicsby El-Ghazali Talbi

    Wiley 2009; US$ 139.00

    A unified view of metaheuristics This book provides a complete background on metaheuristics and shows readers how to design and implement efficient algorithms to solve complex optimization problems across a diverse range of applications, from networking and bioinformatics to engineering design, routing, and scheduling. It presents the main design questions... more...