Information about the lecture

Official course description


The course is lectured by Geir Bogfjellmo, room 1250 SB2; geir [dot] bogfjellmo [at] ntnu [dot] no.

Time and place

  • Tuesday 10:15-12:00, lecture hall G1
  • Friday 12:15-14:00, lecture hall R10

The first lecture will be held on Tuesday, 7th of January.

Lectures are replaced by video lectures.

Exercise sessions

Exercises are not mandatory, but recommended.

Teaching Assistant: Esten Wøien.

The exercises will be published here.

When and where:

The first exercise session will be held on Thursday, 16th of January.

Exercise classes are cancelled.


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.

We will also use lecture notes written by previous lecturers of the course.

Lecture notes


  • 25th of May 2019, 09:00-13:00.
  • Permitted aids are given by code A:
    • All printed and hand-written support material is allowed. All calculators are allowed.
2020-12-07, Elisabeth Anna Sophia Köbis