- Trust Region and Line-search Methods.
- Conventions
- General principle
- Notion of Speed of convergence.
- A simple line-search method: The Newton's method.
- must be positive definite for Line-search methods.
- Why is Newton's method crucial: Dennis-Moré theorem

- A simple trust-region algorithm.
- The basic trust-region algorithm (BTR).
- About the CONDOR algorithm.

Frank Vanden Berghen 2004-04-19