Software
  • Main package used in the course:CVX, a MATLAB software for Disciplined Convex Programming designed by Michael Grant and Stephen Boyd with input from Yinyu Ye. A helpful overview of CVX.
Other links
  • Interesting talk by Prof. Margaret Wright on LP and its history: slides
  • Leonid Kantorovich, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1975, known for invention of linear programming and contributions to the optimal allocation of resources
  • George Dantzig, known for his developement of the simplex algorithm for solving linear programming
Related seminars at UW