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Unformatted text preview: (a) Determine the critical point(s) of f . (b) Show that the bilinear form D 2 f ( a ) is semidenite. Use directly the denition of positive/negative (semi)deniteness of bilinear forms. Do not use the criteria that we did not prove in the class. (c) Along the direction vectors for which the strict deniteness is broken, investigate if f increases or decreases. Ferit Ozturk, Bogazici University 2006...
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 Spring '11
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