Wednesday, May 12

Unconstrained Optimization

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: Atlanta 1 & 2
Chair: NewJorge Nocedal, Northwestern University

Cancelled 1:30-1:45 On the Accuracy of the Solution and the Behavior of the Gradient in Nonlinear Optimization
Jorge Nocedal, Northwestern University; Annick Sartenaer, Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Namur, Belgium and CERFACS, Toulouse, France; and Ciyou Zhu, Northwestern University
1:50-2:05 Computing Good Directions of Negative Curvature in Nonlinear Optimization
Erik G. Boman and Walter Murray, Stanford University
2:10-2:25 Computing Limited Memory Quasi-Newton Preconditioners for the Conjugate Gradient Method
José Luis Morales, ITAM, Río Hondo 1, México; and Jorge Nocedal, Northwestern University
2:30-2:45 A Class of New Non-Monotone Algorithms
Wenbin Liu and Yu-hong Dia, University of Kent, Canterbury, England
2:50-3:05 What Are the Good Search Direction Sets?
Mei Q. Chen, The Citadel
3:10-3:25 NewNonmonotone Methods for Solving Optimization Problems
Faiz A. Al-Khayyal, Georgia Institute of Technology; and Fangjun Zhou, National Immunization Program Centers for Disease Control
3:30-3:45 UpdatedMemoryless Multi-Step Approach to Uncontrained Optimization
Issam A.R. Moghrabi, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon

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