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Optimization Onramp

MathWorks via MATLAB Academy


  • Introduction: Familiarize yourself with numerical optimization and the course.
  • Solving an Unconstrained Optimization Problem in MATLAB: Learn the key aspects of the optimization workflow in MATLAB.
  • Solving Constrained Optimization Problems in MATLAB: Learn how to add basic constraints to your optimization problem.
  • Course Project: Apply your knowledge to a challenging optimization project.
  • Conclusion: Learn next steps and give feedback on the course.


  • Course Overview
  • Creating an Optimization Problem
  • Defining Optimization Variables
  • Implementing an Objective Function
  • Solving an Optimization Problem
  • Including Constraints
  • Solving a Bounded Optimization Problem
  • Including Equality Constraints
  • Including Inequality Constraints
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Additional Resources
  • Survey

Taught by

Ben Placek


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