Information about the lecture

Official course description


The lecture is held by Markus Grasmair, room 1040 SB2;

Time and place

  • Thursday 08:15-10:00, lecture hall R3 (Realfagsbygget).
  • Friday 12:15-14:00, lecture hall F2 (Gamle fysikk).
  • Office hours: Thursday 10:15-11:00, room 1040, SB2.

The first lecture will be held on Thursday, 10th of January.

Exercise sessions

Teaching Assistant: Ola Mæhlen.

Office hours:

  • Tuesday 09:00-11:00 and Thursday 10:00-12:00, room 1056, 10th floor, Sentralbygget 2.

The exercises will be published here.

When and where:

  • Monday, 17:15-18:00, lecture hall R3 (Realfagsbygget).

The first exercise session will be held on Monday, 14th of January.


The textbook used in the course is J. Nocedal and S. Wright: Numerical Optimization, 2nd Edition. Springer, 2006, (Errata).
This book is available in electronic form at Springerlink.

Lecture notes


  • 14th of May 2019, 09:00-13:00.
  • Permitted aids are given by code C:
    • Rottmann, Matematisk formelsamling
    • Approved calculator

In contrast to the previous years, Nocedal & Wright (and other notes) won't be permitted at the exam in this year.

2019-04-05, Markus Grasmair