{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

final 2009 - Name Signature Theory CEE 5290/COM S 5722/ORIE...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1 Name: _______________ ____________ Signature: ___________________________ Theory CEE 5290/COM S 5722/ORIE 5340 Heuristic Methods for Optimization Fall 2009 Final 12/10/2009 (Show your work so the grader can read and understand what you have done. Clearly state any assumptions you make and give any equations (if any) you are using.) You may have your lecture notes, your own handwritten notes, copies of your homework and posted homework solutions. You cannot have copies of old exams, copies of the textbook or any papers. Note you are asked to write on the last page and turn it in with your exam book. 1. (10 points) Assume you want to minimize f(x) for x in a set D. The global minimum of f(x) occurs at a point z . You have an algorithm A that searches for the global minimum of f(x). Let x i be the current value of the solution in the i th iteration . So A generates a series {x i } Assume A reaches the global solution on the 1000 th iteration. However, you don’t know this x 1000 is z ( the global optimal solution), and you continue to run the algorithm forever so there is an infinite series {x i }.
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern