Invited Courses

After the two invited courses in Winter 2016, the Optimization Master Program is pleased to announce two new courses scheduled in 2017.

All courses are open to all interested persons and mainly target M2 and PhD students, as well as researchers from academics or R&D. They are funded by PGMO (EDF & FMJH).

Advanced Convex Optimization - 2017

Marc Teboulle (Univ. Tel Aviv, Israel) gave a series of lectures (10h) on First Order Optimization Methods.
Schedule : Jan 25, Jan 26, 9.30am-12.30pm + 2pm-4pm. The courses will be held at Ecole Polytechnique (Amphi Poisson).
More details and abstract : see here PDF.
Registration is free but mandatory, including for students of the master 2 : please register here
Poster of the lectures PDF.

The slides of the lectures are available here and here.

Complexity and Algorithmic Game Theory

Costis Daskalakis (MIT, USA) will give a series of lectures (10h) in March 2017.
Schedule : March 21-22, 10am-12noon + 1.30pm-4.45pm (with 15’ break). The courses will be held at Ecole Polytechnique.
More details and abstract : see here PDF.
Registration is free but mandatory, including for students of the master 2 : please register here
Poster of the lectures PDF.
For the slides of the lecturess, see the PGMO website (heavy files).

Past courses

Advanced Convex Optimization - 2016

Yuri Nesterov (UC Louvain) : January, 20-22, Ecole Polytechnique, Amphi Lagarrigue.
Schedule : Jan 20th, 10-12, 14-16 ; Jan 21st, 10-12, 14-16 ; Jan 22nd 10-12.
More details and abstract : see here PDF.
Poster of the lectures PDF.

The course has been a success (more than 40 persons in the audience !).
Slides of the lectures by Y. Nesterov.

Moments, Positive Polynomials and Optimization

Jean-Bernard Lasserre (Toulouse) : February 29, March 1, 7 and 8, Ecole Polytechnique, Amphi Faurre.
Schedule : Feb 29th 14-16 ; Mar 1st 10-12, 14-16 ; Mar 7th 14-16 ; Mar 8th 10-12, 14-16.
More details and abstract : see here PDF.
Poster of the lectures PDF.

Slides of the first week PDFPDFPDFPDF.
Second week PDFPDFPDFPDF.