Course Name: 

Optimization Techniques for AI (AI300)


B.Tech (AI)


Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-2) 4


Introduction to Optimization, Convex Sets, Convex Functions, Lagrange Duality, Convex Optimization Algorithms, Second-order cone models, Semidefinite programming, Semi-infinite programming, Minimax, Sublinear algorithms, Interior Point Methods, Active set, Stochastic gradient, Coordinate descent, Cutting planes method, Applications to Image/Video/Multimedia Processing


Suvrit Sra, Sebastian Nowozin and Stephen J. Wright Optimization for machine learning. MIT Press, 2012.
Roberto Battiti, Mauro Brunato. The LION Way: Machine Learning plus Intelligent Optimization. Createspace Independent Pub, 2014


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