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CAM Colloquium - Adrian Lewis: Nonsmooth optimization: conditioning, convergence, and semi-algebraic models

Variational analysis has come of age. Long an elegant theoretical toolkit for variational mathematics and nonsmooth optimization, it now increasingly underpins the study of algorithms, and a rich…

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ORIE Colloquium, 2014-10-21 - James Renegar: Efficient First-Order Methods for Linear (and Semidefinite) Programming

The study of first-order methods has largely dominated research in continuous optimization for the last decade, yet still the range of problems for which optimal first-order methods have been…

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