Large-scale optimisation for data science 809

Module code NEP 809
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Introduction to convex optimisation, subgradient methods, decomposition and distributed optimisation, proximal and operator splitting methods, conjugate gradients, and nonconvex problems.

Module credits 15.00
NQF Level 09
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Statistics
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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