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Swayam Central

Constrained and unconstrained optimization

By Prof. Adrijit Goswami, Prof. Debjani Chakraborty   |   IIT Kharagpur
This course has been designed for postgraduate students. Operations research is not only important in its own right but also forms an integral part of applied sciences like economics, management science, engineering design problems etc. The course provides a systematic and thorough discussion on subject matter with numerous examples.

INTENDED AUDIENCE :  PG student,M. Sc
PREREQUISITES          :  B.Sc  with Mathematics as a subject
INDUSTRY SUPPORT   :  Purely academic course. The content is helpful for all industries who deal with mathematical programming techniques.

Learners enrolled: 611

SUMMARY

Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Core
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 14 Sep 2020
End Date : 04 Dec 2020
Exam Date : 20 Dec 2020
Enrollment Ends : 21 Sep 2020
Category :
  • Mathematics
  • Level : Postgraduate
    This is an AICTE approved FDP course

    COURSE LAYOUT

    Week 1: Linear Programming Problem
    Week 2: LPP with artificial variable
    Week 3: More on LPP & Introduction to sensitivity Analysis
    Week 4: Sensitivity and duality
    Week 5: Revised and Dual simplex method
    Week 6: Discussion on application with examples
    Week 7: Unconstrained optimization with single variable
    Week 8: Discussion on Elimination techniques
    Week 9: Unconstrained optimization with multiple variable
    Week 10:KKT conditions
    Week 11:Constrained optimization – direct method
    Week 12:Constrained optimization – indirect method

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

    1. Optimization: Theory and applications By S. S. Rao

    2. Operations Research - An Introduction By Hamdy A. Taha

    3. Nonlinear Multiobjective Optimization By Kaisa Miettinen

    4. OPTIMIZATION FOR ENGINEERING DESIGN:

    5.  Algorithms and Examples By KALYANMOY DEB

    INSTRUCTOR BIO

    Prof. Adrijit Goswami

    IIT Kharagpur
    Adrijit Goswami joined the Institute as a Faculty member in 1992. He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree from Jadavpur University, India in 1985 and 1991 respectively. His research interest and publications have been on Operations Research and Theoretical Computer Science. His initial interest has been in developing mathematical models in Inventory Control under deterministic, probabilistic and fuzzy environment. For the past several years he has been involved in various aspects of database systems, data mining and cryptography and computer network as a researcher. Professor Goswami has guided 14 research scholars in their Ph.D. programs and at present guiding 7 students. He is author and co-author of more than 90 research publications in major International journals in the area of Operations Research and Theoretical Computer Science. He is also member of the editorial board of several International/National research journals. His current interests and publications have been on Production Planning and Control, Supply Chain management, Data Mining, Cryptography, Hierarchial access Control and Network security.


    Prof. Debjani Chakraborty

    Dr.Debjani Chakraborty is Associate Professor in Department of Mathematics, IIT Kharagpur.

    COURSE CERTIFICATE

    • The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
    • The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
    • Date and Time of Exams: 20 December 2020, Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
    • Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
    • The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
    • Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

    CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE:
    • Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course. 
    • Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
    • Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

    YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. 
    • If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.
    • Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kharagpur. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc
    • Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

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