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Graduate Seminar

Robert L. Simione
Carnegie Melllon University
Title: Introduction to the Euler-Lagrange Equation

Abstract: The Euler-Lagrange Equation is a common tool for many optimization problems. This talk will introduce the setting in which its used, the derivation of the Euler-Lagrange equations, some example applications, and combining it with the method of Lagrange multipliers (time permitting).

Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Wean Hall 8220
Submitted by:  Chris Almost