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CS 798: Convexity and Optimization

Lecture: Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:30-11:50, DC 2568.
Instructor: Lap Chi Lau
Office hours: Fridays, 2-3, DC 3120.
Tutor: Tsz Chiu Kwok

In this course, we will study some recent developments in theoretical computer science using tools from convex optimization and convex geometry. Towards this goal, we will cover the fundamentals required in these areas. The following is a tentative syllabus.

References: Notes will be provided. The following is a list of primary references.

The recent results are extracted from papers. See the project page for further references.